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Dr. Pranav Mothabhau Pawar

Pranav M. Pawar graduated in Computer Engineering from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Maharashtra, India, in 2005, received Master in Computer Engineering from Pune University, in 2007 and received PhD in Wireless Communication from Aalborg University, Denmark in 2016, his PhD thesis received nomination for Best Thesis Award from Aalborg University, Denmark. From 2006 to 2007, was working as System Executive in POS-IPC, Pune, India. From Jan 2008 to June 2018, he worked as an Associate Professor in Department of Information Technology, STES’s Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Engineering, Pune. He also worked as Associate Professor at MIT School of Engineering, MIT-ADT University, Pune during June 2018 to September 2019. He received Recognition from Infosys Technologies Ltd. for contribution in Campus Connect Program received different funding for research and attending conferences at international level.  
From March 2019 to October 2020 he was working as full time Post-doctoral Researcher in Faculty of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel in an area of wireless communication and deep learning. He received outstanding postdoctoral fellowship from Israel Planning and Budgeting Committee (PBC) and Israel Science Foundation. Currently from October 2020 he is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, Dubai, UAE. He published more than 40 papers at national and international level. He is IBM DB2 and IBM RAD certified professional and completed NPTEL certification in different subjects. His research interests are resource allocation and QoS in wireless networks, machine and deep learning, wireless security and bioinformatics.

Ph.D. (Wireless Communication),
Aalborg University, Denmark 
Master of Engineering (Computer Engineering),
University of Pune, Pune, India
Bachelor of Technology (Computer Engineering),
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere, Raigad, India 
 Professional Experience
 October 2020 - till date
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, BITS Pilani,
Dubai Campus, Dubai, UAE
 March 2019 - September 2020
Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University,
Ramat-Gan, Israel
 June 2018 to September 2019  
Associate Professor, MIT-School of Engineering, MIT-ADT University,
Pune, India 
 December 2016 - May 2018 
Associate Professor, STES's Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Engineering,
Pune, India 
 December 2007 - November 2016   Assistant Professor, STES's Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Engineering,
Pune, India 
 June 2006 - November 2007             System Executive, POSCO-IPC, Pune, India 
Other Voluntary Services
  • International Journal Reviewer: Springer Wireless Personal Communication, Elsevier Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier Digital Communications and Networks, Elsevier Computer Networks, IEEE Sensors Journal, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Emerald International Journal of Pervasive Computing, Journal of Internet Technology.
  • International Conference Review and Session Chairing: IEEE ICC’12 WS - E2Nets, IEEE ICC’13 - Workshop E2Nets IEEE WirelessVitae-2013, IEEE WPMC-2013, IEEE WVITAE’14, IEEE GCWCN2014, IEEE WPMC 2015, IEEE ICIP 2016, iPGCON 2014, 205, 2016, 2017, NCECC-2017, ICEI-2017, IEEE GWS’17, IEEE ICCUBEA-2017, IEEE ICCUBEA-2018, IEEE GCWCN-2018.
  • Social: Coordinator of Prayas Youth Forum ( , A Social Awareness Group working for education in rural areas of India from 2008 to 2018. Currently serving as an external volunteer.   
Contact Details 
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus
Dubai International Academic City 
P. O. Box No. - 345055, Dubai, UAE
Room no: 204
Phone: +97144200700 Extn. 304 (O) Fax: +97144200844 

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