Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Dr. 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 “Green and Secure Medium Access Control for Wireless Sensor Network” received a nomination for Best Thesis Award from Aalborg University, Denmark. Currently he is working as an Assistant Professor in Dept of Computer Science, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Dubai. Before to BITS he was a postdoctoral fellow at Bar-Ilan University, Israel during March 2019 to October 2020 in an area of Wireless Communication and Deep Leaning. He developed a deep Q-learning-based asymptotically optimal solution to the spectrum collaboration problem. He was the recipient of an outstanding postdoctoral fellowship from Israel Planning and Budgeting Committee and also the project funding from Israel Science Foundation. He worked as an Associate Professor at MIT ADT University, Pune from 2018-2019 and also as an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Technology, STES’s Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Engineering, Pune from 2008-2018. From 2006 to 2007, was working as System Executive in POS-IPC, Pune, India. He received Recognition from Infosys Technologies Ltd. for contribution to Campus Connect Program and also received different funding for research and attending conferences at the international level. He published more than 80 papers at the national and international journal and conference of IEEE, Springer, and Elsevier. He received several funding at national and international level for conducting a research. He is also served as reviewer and TPC chair for several international conferences and journals.