Connecting Science and Technology for a brighter tomorrow

Name : Dr. Hridoy Jyoti Mahanta
Designation : Scientist
Qualification : M. Tech. (Information Technology), Assam University (A Central University), Assam, India; Ph.D (Computer Science & Engineering), Assam University (A Central University), Assam, India.
Contact Details : Advanced Computation and Data Sceinces Division, CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam-785006.
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Research Interest
  • Development of Computational models using Machine Learning and Deep Learning.
  • Mitigating side-channel analysis attacks specifically power analysis attacks in smart cards.
  • Network/ topology modeling for network-on chips.
  • Applied artificial intelligence in areas of Natural Language Processing
List of Publications (Most Recent Ten)
Total No. of Publications:38
  • Mahanta, H. J.; Sastry, G. N. (2022). COVID-19 impact on socio-economic and health interventions : A gaps and peaks analysis using clustering approach. Journal of Statistics and Management Systems 25 (8), 2123-2153
  • Kiewhuo, K., Gogoi, D., Mahanta, H. J., Rawal, R. K., Das, D., Vaikundamani, S., ... & Sastry, G. N. (2022). OSADHI–An Online Structural and Analytics based Database for Herbs of India. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 107799.
  • Wahengbam, R., Bharali, P., Manna, P., Phukan, T., Singh, M. G., Gogoi, G., ... & Sastry, G. N. (2022). Seroepidemiological and genomic investigation of SARS-CoV-2 spread in North East region of India. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology.
  • Kiewhuo, K., Gogoi, D., Mahanta, H. J., Rawal, R. K., Das, D., & Sastry, G. N. (2022). North East India medicinal plants database (NEI-MPDB). Computational Biology and Chemistry, 100, 107728.
  • Gaur, A. S., John, L., Kumar, N., Vivek, M. R., Nagamani, S., Mahanta, H. J., & Sastry, G. N. (2022). Towards systematic exploration of chemical space: building the fragment library module in molecular property diagnostic suite. Molecular Diversity, 1-10.
  • John, L., Soujanya, Y., Mahanta, H. J., & Narahari Sastry, G. (2022). Chemoinformatics and Machine Learning Approaches for Identifying Antiviral Compounds. Molecular Informatics, 41(4), 2100190.
  • Mahanta, H. J., & Sastry, G. N. (2022). COVID-19 impact on Socio-economic and Health Interventions: A Gaps and Peaks analysis using Clustering Approach. medRxiv.
  • Mahanta, H. J., Nath, K., Roy, A. K., Kotecha, K., & Varadaranjan, V. (2021). Using Genetic Algorithm in Inner Product to Resist Modular Exponentiation From Higher Order DPA Attacks. IEEE Access, 10, 3238-3251.
  • Mahanta, H. J., Khan, A. K., & Mukhopadhyay, S. (2021). Resisting HODPA attacks in modular exponentiation using inner product with differential evolution. Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 17(1), 53-62.
  • Mahanta, H. J., Chakraborty, A., & Khan, A. K. (2020). Design and verification of improved CMERE against power analysis attacks. Cyber-Physical Systems, 6(3), 165-179.
Book Chapter
  • H. J. Mahanta, A. K. Azad and A. K. Khan, Differential Power Analysis: Attacks and Resisting Techniques, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 340 (2), Springer, pp-349 – 358 , 2015
Awards and Fellowships
  • SET- Lectureship (NE Region) (2018) (Computer Science)
  • Senior Research Fellow from MeitY (formerly DeitY), 2014-2015
  • First class 2nd position in M. Tech, Assam University, 2014
  • TEQIP-II Merit scholarship, Assam University, 2012-2014
Human Resource Development
  • Supervised M. Tech, MCA, B. Tech and BCA students at Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati.
  • Project coordinator at CSIR-SRTP 2020 program hosted by CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat.
  • Trainer for skill development program under CSIR-NEIST in areas of AI and ML
  • Coordinator and Mentor, Drug Discovery Hackathon Training and Mentorship Program 2021
  • Coordinator, Drug Discovery Hackathon Training Program 2020