Associate Professor (Information Technology)

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Warm Greetings !! I am Mr. VALMIK BHIMRAO NIKAM, PhD(Computer Engg) working as Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engg & Information Technology of VJTI Mumbai. I have 25 years of experience in Teaching, and around 10 years of experience in academic administration, research grant proposal writing, developing curriculum, preparing education material, organizing and conducting Faculty Development Programs and Short Term Training programs, providing consulting to educators and government authorizes for designing and implementing solutions. As an undergraduate and graduate teacher, I have guided 50+ Undergraduate projects, around 25+ Post graduate projects, and presently supervising 6 PhD students. I have done Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science & Engg), Master of Engineering (Computer Engineering) and PhD (Computer Engineering). My PhD topic is Scalability in Data Mining Algorithms. During my PhD tenure, I have worked on Hadoop and Spark platforms, Aneka platform, MPI and OpenMP HPC cluster, and CUDA on NVIDIA GPU platform. I have been awarded IBM-The Great Mind Challenge-2010 DRONA award, the best mentor award. I have worked on ANUPAM supercomputer in BARC Super Computing Division in relation with my PhD research. I have received NVIDIA CTC (CUDA Teaching Center) in 2013. I have been invited to visit JAPAN K-Supercomputer as team member of the Indian delegate team during 2013.Before joining at VJTI, I spent long time of my career at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere.

In 2018, Myself as a Principal Investigator, we have received Faculty Development Centre, as a joint project under PMMMNMTT scheme of MHRD New Delhi, Govt of India, on Geo-Informatics, Spatial Computing and Data Analytics. Presently, we are working on Cloud Computing, providing Solution as a Service, Data Analytics, Spatial Data Science, Spatial Data Infeasteucture, AI & Machine Learning, Deep Learning, High Performance Computing, Big Data Analytics, Spatial Databases and Data Modelling, Image and Video Mining, GPU Computing, etc.

Member Professional Bodies:

  1. Senior member of IEEE.
  2. Senior member of ACM
  3. Senior Life member of Computer Society of India.
  4. Senior Life member of ISTE