Educational Qualification


Research Area

    Wireless Sensor Networks , Recommender Systems, Computational Intelligence, Soft Computing Applications


  • Associate Professor


  • Computer Science & Engineering

General Information


    Wireless Sensor Networks , Recommender Systems , Computational Intelligence , Soft computing methods


  • Dr Ankit Thakkar is working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Dr Thakkar has more than 19 years of teaching experience. He received his BE degree in Computer Engineering from North Gujarat University, MTech and PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Nirma University, Ahmedabad, in 2002, 2009, and 2014, respectively. His research interests include Computational Intelligence Techniques, Wireless Sensor Networks, Machine Learning and its Applications, and Network Security. He has published several research papers in international journals and conferences. He is an Associate Editor for Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Elsevier and SN Computer Science, Springer. He has been a reviewer for many international journals and conferences. He received the Gold Medal for securing the highest CPI among all graduating 2007 to 2009 batch MTech students of Computer Science and Engineering Branch, Institute of Technology, Nirma University. He is a recognized PhD guide at Nirma University and four PhD scholars are pursuing PhD under his guidance. He is serving as the Coordinator for IDEA Lab running under the Institute of Technology, Nirma University. He served as the Cyber Chair for VDAT-2015 and NUiCONE 2019. He is a Life Member of ISTE. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ACM.