Gaurang Bansal is a distinguished scholar who holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS). His exceptional expertise in the domains of Privacy and Security earned him the prestigious Google PhD Fellowship award. Additionally, he has been honored with the NUS President Fellowship Award in recognition of his outstanding academic achievements. Previously, he had completed his Master’s and Bachelor’s from BITS Pilani in 2020 & 2018, respectively.

Gaurang’s research interests span a wide spectrum, including cryptography, security, algorithms, blockchains, and the Internet of Things (IoT). He boasts an impressive portfolio of 30+ publications, featured in renowned conferences and journals such as IEEE Network, IEEE TVT, IEEE INFOCOM, and others. His research has garnered significant recognition, evident through more than 600 citations on Google Scholar.

With a wealth of professional experience, Gaurang Bansal has demonstrated his expertise in various roles. He currently serves as a Research Collaborator at Google since July 2023, while concurrently holding the position of Senior Researcher at Tinker Labs, BITS Pilani, which he assumed in August 2017. Notably, in addition to these roles, he has also contributed to the success of DRIFEas a Researcher Lead engineering a decentralized ride-sharing platform akin to Uber, enabling dApps deployment for advanced mobility solutions, fostering a peer-to-peer transportation network. His ability to excel in multiple positions simultaneously showcases his exceptional skills and dedication in the field.

He has actively engaged in teaching, sharing his knowledge and expertise in various subjects. At the National University of Singaporere, he has imparted valuable insights on Computer Networks and Computer Programming. Similarly, during his tenure at BITS Pilani, he made significant contributions to courses on Internet of Things, Cryptography, Machine Learning, and Software for Embedded Systems. His dedication to education and mentorship has positively impacted the learning experiences of numerous students.