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Dr. Hitesh Chhinkaniwala


Associate Professor & Head, Info & Comm Technology

Ph.D. (Computer Engg), M.Tech (Computer Science & Engg), BE (Computer Engg), Diploma in Management

Dr. Hitesh Chhinkaniwala is Associate Professor, Computer Engineering at AIIE since August 2015. Dr. Chhinkaniwala has 15 years academic and 2 years industry experience.

He is also a life member of ISTE. Dr. Chhinkaniwala has been invited as an expert at many engineering colleges of Gujarat. He is also a peer reviewer of several national as well as international conferences. He is also a Life Member of ISTE.

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Privacy Preserving, Text Mining, Text summarization, Information Extraction, Sentiment Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, Information Filtering, Social Network Analysis, Ontology Learning.

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar (2013)
M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (2008)
B.E in Computer Engineering from L D College of Engineering (1997)
Diploma in Management from IGNOU (2004)

Prior to joining AIIE, Dr. Chhinkaniwala served as a Dean at Shankersinh Vaghela Bapu Institute of Technology (SVBIT), Gandhinagar, for a period of 1 year. Prior to this, he worked as Assistant Professor at U V Patel College of Engineering, Mehsana, for 14 years. Apart from academic experience, Dr. Chhinkaniwala also has two years’ experience of working with a US based data analysis firm.

Dr. Chhinkaniwala has published / presented 12 technical papers in international journals and conferences. He was session co-chair at National Level Conference on “Knowledge Information & Telemetics (KITE)

He has also published one book – “Privacy Preserving Data Mining – Issues & Techniques: Preserving privacy of data streams and large data sets while mining”. He is a recognized Ph.D. guide at Ganpat University, Mehsana and C U Shah University at Surendranagar. He has guided 12 Post graduate students and 5 scholars are pursuing Ph.D. under his supervision.

He was a committee member (reviewer) of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT 2008). He was also a committee member (reviewer) of the First IEEE International Conference on Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT 2008). He was session co-chair at National Level Conference on “Knowledge Information & Telemetics (KITE 2011)” organized by U. V. Patel College of Engineering, Kherva during March 2011.

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