Dr. Gaurav Varshney

Faculty, Gaurav Varshney - NIIT University


Assistant Professor


Computer Science and Engineering


M.Tech IIT Roorkee, Ph.D. IIT Roorkee

Courses Taught

Information Security and Cryptography, Computer Networks

Teaching Field:

Information Security, Network Security, Cryptography, Computer networks.


Visiting Fellow, Singapore University of Technology & Design (Dec 2017 to Feb 2018)

Visiting Scholar, State University of New York, USA (Sep 2015 to Feb 2016)

Engineer at Qualcomm Inc (June 2012, May 2014)

Research Intern at Tata Research Development and Design Center, Pune India (May 2011- July 2011)

Intern at Pure Testing Limited Noida (In 2009)

Research Areas:

Anti-Phishing, Two factor authentication, TLS and DNS Security, Browser Security.

Research Focus:

Applications of Blockchain, TLS and DNS Security, Applications of Bluetooth Low Energy devices in security.

Consulting Area:

All areas pertaining to Cyber and Web Security, Applications of Blockchain, Applications of Bluetooth Low Energy devices.

Other Interests:

Robotics, Automation



Information of Research Publications


Research Publication Details (From 2011 to 2016):

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Gaurav Varshney received his Ph.D. from IIT, Roorkee, India. Before joining NIIT University, he was working as a Visiting Fellow in Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore. He also worked as a Visiting Scholar (with Prof. Pradeep Atrey) at the Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Albany, USA. He has done his Master’s in Information Technology from IIT, Roorkee in 2012 in the area of phishing prevention schemes. Gaurav has also worked with Qualcomm (2012-14) as an Engineer and done internships at TRDDC labs, Pune India and Pure Testing Private Limited Noida. His achievements include: Shri C.L Chouksey Gold Medal for being State Topper in BE CSE Examination 2010 by RGPV Bhopal, University Gold Medal for being State Topper in B.E Examination 2010 by RGPV Bhopal, MPCT Gwalior All round excellence award for maintaining all round excellence in B.E CSE 2006-2010 batch, Performance based Qualstar award from Qualcomm Inc in 2013. GATE AIR 424 in 2012.He has been reviewer in Elsevier Journal of Computer and Security, Elsevier Journal of Microprocessor and Microsystems, ICACCI 2013, SSCC 2013, ICACCI 2014, 2015, 2016. He has given lectures and seminars at ICACCI 2014, ICACCI 2016, ICITST 2016, IIT Roorkee TA (Computer Networks), IIT Roorkee NETSEC 2016, Graphic Era University Dehradun, IIITM Gwalior. He is actively working in the area of various topics related to web security, blockchain, etc.