Vishalkumar Thakor

Vishalkumar Thakor

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Academic Biography


  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Security
  • Network Security
  • Cryptography
  • IoT Deployment and Security


  • "A novel 5-bit S-box design for lightweight cryptography algorithms”, Journal of Information Security and Applications, Elsevier, Volume 73 (Article 103444), Mar ‘23.
  • "Lightweight Cryptography Algorithms for Resource-Constrained IoT devices: A Review, Comparison and Research Opportunities” in IEEE Access, ISSN: 2169-3536, pp 28177-28193, Volume 9, Jan 19, ‘21
  • “Optimization of Hybrid Encryption Algorithm for Secure Communication System”, 3rd International Congress on Information and Communication Technology (ICICT 2018), pp 973-981, Volume 797, Springer, Singapore, Sep 29, ‘18
  • “An Approach of Hybrid Transposition Method based on ASCII value in Cryptography”, International Journal of Advance Computational Engineering and Networking (IJACEN) ISSN: 2320-2106, Volume-5, Issue-7, Jul ‘17


  • Conferred with Certificate of Appreciation for a contribution towards the training of Police cadets in Cybercrime, Faculty of Forensic Science, Royal Police Cadet Academy, Thailand; Dec ‘21
  • Awarded ‘Excellent Paper Award’ at International Conference on Recent Advances in Computer Science and Information Technology organized by World Research Forum for Engineers and Researchers at Singapore; Jul ‘17
  • Conferred with Certificate of Appreciation for a contribution towards the training of Police personnel, Surat Range; Jul ‘16

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Lightweight Cryptography for resource-constrained IoT devices, Teesside University

3 Dec 20187 Sept 2022

Award Date: 20 Jul 2023

Master, Software Enginerring, University of Hertfordshire

19 Sept 200521 Nov 2006

Award Date: 21 Nov 2006

Bachelor, Information Science, MVJ College of Engineering

14 Aug 200021 May 2004

Award Date: 17 Feb 2005

PhD, Lightweight Cryptography for resource constrained IoT devices, Teesside University

3 Dec 2018 → …

External positions

Part-time Lecturer, Teesside University

9 Oct 2019 → …


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