Phd, M.S., BE(Hons.)
Dr. Ankur Gupta is the Director at the ModeI Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jammu, India, besides being a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to joining the academia, he worked as Technical Team Lead at Hewlett Packard, developing software in the network management and e-Commerce domains. He has two patents pending at the US Patents and Trademarks Office and twelve patents filed at the Indian Patents office. He obtained his B.E, Hons. Computer Science and MS So are Systems degrees from BITS, Pilani and his PhD from the National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur. His main areas of interest include peer-to-peer networks, network management, software engineering, cloud computing and higher technical education. He has published over 45 peer-reviewed papers in reputed international journals and conferences and is a recipient of the AICTE's Career Award for Young Teachers, awarded to promising researchers under the age of 35 on a nationally competitive basis. He is the Founding Managing Editor of the International Journal of Next-Generation Computing IJNGC. He is a senior member of the ACIM senior member IEEE and a life-member of the Computer Society of India. He has received competitive grants over Rs 1 crore from various funding agencies. Prof. Gupta is a third-generation educationist and intensely passionate about positively impacting his students besides helping raise the standards of technical education in the state of J&K. He is the inventor of the award-winning patent-pending analytics software-Performance Insight 360 which students can use to track their performance and raise achievement levels.