Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow
भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, लखनऊ
(An Institute of National Importance by the Act of Parliament)

Dr. Deepak Puthal

Dr. Deepak Puthal

Adjunct Faculty


  • Ph.D (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Research Interests

  • Cyber Security
  • Blockchain
  • Federated Learning
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Edge Computing
  • Internet of Things


  • Cybersecurity
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • System Programming
  • Distribute Systems


Dr. Puthal is an award-winning researcher and is well-known internationally for his contributions to research in Cyber Security, Adversarial machine learning, Blockchain, Edge Computing, and the Internet of Things. He has won several competitive international awards in recognition of original research and innovations that led to advancements in his research specialization, such as the 2022 IEEE HITC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence Systems (Middle Career Researcher award), 2021 IEEE Computer Society Smart Computing STC Early-Career Award, 2021 IEEE TEMS TC on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (runner-up), 2019 Best IEEE ComSoc Young Researcher Award (For Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region), 2018 IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing (Early Career Researcher), 2018 IETE Best Research Award, four IEEE best paper awards, etc. He is an IEEE Distinguished Speaker (IEEE CTSoc) and is currently a faculty member at Khalifa University, UAE, and before this, he was an assistant professor at Newcastle University, UK.


Department of Information Technology,
Indian Institute of Information Technology,
[email protected]

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