Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara
(Institute of National Importance under Act of Parliament)
Naveen Kumar

Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Computer Science), DA-IICT Gandhinagar
  • MTech (IT), GGSIPU Delhi

Research Interests

Information Security and Privacy, Access Control, Key Management, Cloud Security, Intelligent Transport Systems, Electric Vehicle.

Work Experience

Jul 2017 onwards Assistant Professor at IIIT Vadodara.
Jul 2015 to Jun 2017 Faculty Associate at IIIT Vadodara.
Mar. 2013 - Jun. 2015

Teaching Assistant at DA-IICT Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Oct. 2009 - Mar. 2013

Research Associate at DA-IICT Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Worked on project supported by DST and JST under India-Japan cooperative program.

Title: "Security proofs and multidisciplinary evaluation for dynamic hierarchical key assignment schemes."

Recent Publications

  • Nidhi Desai, Manik Lal Das, Payal Chaudhari, and Naveen Kumar. Background Knowledge Attacks in Privacy-Preserving Data Publishing Models, Accepted in Computers & Security, 2022 (Impact Factor: 5.1)
  • Khilan Ravani, Abhyudai Bisht, Manish Chaturvedi, and Naveen Kumar, Indigenous Design of a Traffic Light Control System Responsive to the Local Traffic Dynamics and Priority Vehicles. Computers & Industrial Engineering, Elsevier, 2022. (Impact Factor: 7.18)
  • Amit Kr. Dwivedi, Naveen Kumar, and Maniklal Das. Group Data Freshness Scheme for Outsourced Data in Distributed Systems, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2022. (Impact factor: 7.187)
  • Sumit Lal.& Naveen Kumar, An Efficient Flexible Hierarchical Access Control Scheme Enabling Real­ Life Exceptions. Sadhana, 47, Article number: 20, Springer, 2022 (Impact Factor: 1.271).
  • Rashmi Maheshwari, Naveen Kumar, and Monal Sadi, Consensus-Based Data Replication Protocol for Distributed Cloud, Journal of Supercomputing, 2021 (Impact Factor: 2.557).
  • Naveen Kumar and Anish Mathuria, Comprehensive evaluation of key management hierarchies for outsourced data, Special Issue on Data Security and Privacy, Cybersecurity, 2019.
  • Naveen Kumar, Zhigao Zheng, Krishn K. Mishra, and Arun Kumar Sangaiah, An Efficient and Provably Secure Time-limited Key Management Scheme for Outsourced Data, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2018 (Impact Factor: 1.831).
Book Chapter
  • Naveen Kumar and Anish Mathuria, Security and Privacy Issues in Outsourced Personal Health Record, Research Advances in Cloud Computing, S. Chaudhary, G. Somani, and R. Buyya (eds), ISBN: 978-981-10-5026-8, Springer, Singapore, December 2017.
  • Pushkar Patel, Harsh Kakani, Manish Chaturvedi, and Naveen Kumar. On Pricing Models for Electric Vehicle Charging, Accepted in IEEE 25th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2022 Macau China.
  • Amit Kumar Dwivedi, Naveen Kumar and Manik Lal Das. On Accountable and Distributed Audit of Outsourced Data. Accepted in Sixth World Conference on Smart Trends for Systems Security and Sustainability. Springer, London, UK, 2022.
  • Rituraj and Naveen Kumar, Cloud-based Secure Personal Health Record Management System using Mixnode and Blockchain, "World Conference on Smart Trends in Systems, Security, and Sustainability" (WS4'2020), London,UK,2020.
  • Amit Kumar Dwivedi, Naveen Kumar, and Mayank Pathela, "Distributed and Lazy Auditing of Outsourced Data" 16th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT) 2020.
  • Vikas Rao Vadi, Naveen Kumar, and Shafiqul Abidin, "Classifying Time-Bound Hierarchical Key Assignment Schemes", 4th International Conference on Computer, Communication and Computational Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand, 2019.
  • Abhyudai Bisht, Khilan Ravani, Manish Chaturvedi, Naveen Kumar. A Feasibility Study on Upgrading the Static TLC Infrastructure to Adaptive TLC. 22nd Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), in Auckland, New Zealand, October 27-30, 2019.
  • Naveen Kumar and Anish Mathuria. ”Improved Write Access Control and Stronger Freshness Guarantee to Outsourced Data ”. ”18th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN’17) ”, IDRBT, Hyderabad, India, January 2017.
  • Naveen Kumar, Anish Mathuria and Maniklal Das. "Achieving Forward Secrecy and Unlinkability in Cloud-based Personal Health Record System". "14th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications" (IEEE TrustCom'15), Helsinki, Finland, 20-22 August, 2015.
  • Google Scholar

Visiting Researcher

  • Oct-Dec 2012, Matsuura Lab, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Jan-Mar 2010, Matsuura Lab, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan.

Additional Information

Major Subjects Taught

Cryptography and Network Security, Cloud Security, Information Security, Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Networks, Introduction to Programming, Object Oriented Programming, Automata theory.


Member, IEEE (Computational Intelligence Society)

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