Prof Pronaya Bhattacharya is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering since 2018. He has more than 7 years of teaching experience . He has obtained his BTech in Computer Science and Engineering from Northern India Engineering College affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in 2008 and MTech in Information Technology (Network Security) from IPM Institute of Technology and Management affiliated to Karnataka State University, Mysore in 2012. Currently, he is pursuing his doctoral studies in the field of Optical Communication and Networks from Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. His research areas include Optical Communication and Networks, Blockchain Technology and Machine Learning. He has authored 14 research publications to his credit in international referred journals and leading conferences indexed in SCOPUS and WoS. He is the recipient of the Best Paper Award under the track Security and Privacy in the Springer Second International Conference of Recent Innovations in Computing at Central University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir in 2019. He is serving as a reviewer of Journal of Engineering Research (SCI, IF: 0.533, ISSN: 2307-1885) indexed in WoS and SCOPUS. He is involved in teaching various subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level.