Teacher and Writer in Ahmedabad, India
Dr. Sanjay Chaudhary is working as a Professor at School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University since July 2, 2013. Earlier, he worked as an Associate Professor (July 14, 2001 to April 30, 2008) and as a Professor (May 1, 2008 to July 1, 2013) at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhinagar, India. He also worked as Dean (Academic Programs) during May 2, 2011 to June 30, 2013 at DA-IICT. His research areas are Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing, and ICT Applications in Agriculture and Rural Development. He has authored four books and a number of book chapters. He has published more than sixty research papers in international conferences, workshops and journals. He is an active member of program committees of leading International conferences and workshops as well as review committees of leading journals. He has received research grants from leading organizations including IBM, Microsoft and Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
Four PhD candidates have completed PhD under his supervision and Four PhD students is currently working under his guidance. More than thirty two students have completed M.Tech theses under his supervision. He holds a doctorate degree in computer science from Gujarat Vidyapeeth. Prior to joining DA-IICT, he worked at Department of Computer Science, Gujarat University. He has worked on various large-scale software development projects for corporate sector, co-operative sector, and government organizations. He is actively involved in various consultancy and enterprise application development projects. He is a senior member of IEEE and Computer Society of India. He is also a patron, Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad Chapter. Gujarat Sahitya Academy has awarded second second prize to his book on ગિરનાર ('Girnar') under 'Essays and Travelogue' category for the year 2009. He loves literature, music, travel and wild life.