Dr Ashish Nanda

PhD - Computer Science

Dr Ashish Nanda is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CSRI), Deakin University, Australia. In the past, he has held a Research Fellow position with the Blockchain Innovation Lab, Deakin University, Australia and a Lecturer position at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Ashish holds a PhD (Computer Science) from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science & Engineering) from Amity University, India. His current research focuses on Cyber Security and Blockchain systems. His works include designing and developing authentication mechanisms, remote identity proofing techniques, usable security systems/policies, security/privacy models for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Distributed Computing (Edge/Fog Computing).

Upon graduating from Amity University, Ashish was involved in various start-ups/projects and Co-Founded Adroit Explorer Innovation Chambers (A Non for Profit Organization). Ashish developed a great interest in computers since childhood. He learned to use Linux through a Terminal at the age of 10, built his first website at 13, developed his first GUI-based mathematical logic computer game at 15 and submitted his PhD at the age of 25. He is fascinated by technology and has a gift of thinking out of the box.