Gaurang Bansal is a doctoral researcher at the National University of Singapore (NUS) (QS World Rank: 11) under Prof. Biplab Sikdar at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is a recipient of prestigious Google PhD Fellowship and NUS President Graduate Fellowship. Previously, he had completed his Master’s and Bachelor’s from BITS Pilani in 2020 & 2018, respectively.

Gaurang is currently working as chief research scientist at Achala, where he is primarily working on designing a mobility-based blockchain solution for Web3 infrastructure. He is also working as Software Research Development Specialist at MEDsupervision Pvt. Ltd., a healthcare startup.

From research perspective, his research interests include cryptography, security, algorithms, blockchains, and IoT. He has extensive number of publications published in top tier conferences and journals such as IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE INFOCOM and more. Previously, he has organised and co-chaired various reputed workshops like IEEE Globecom IEEE PERCOM, and IEEE INFOCOM. He is as serving as Editor for ACM XRDS Magazine and member of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).