Faculty Profile

Dr. Mahendra Kumar Shrivas

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

School of Engineering

  mahendra.shrivas@opju.ac.in

  •  Ph.D. in Computer Science (Blockchain Technologies) from Central University of Nicaragua (UCN), Central America - 2019.
  •  MSc. in Computer Science from Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok, India – 2013.
  •  BSc in Information Technology from Kuvempu University is a public state university in Shankaraghattta, India - 2009.
  •  Professional Diploma in Software Engineering (GNIIT) from NIIT, New Delhi, India, 2011.
  •  OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), Working as a Assistant Professor from March 2021 to till date.
  •  Worked as a Sr. Assistant Professor and Head System Development in BlueCrest University College, Accra, Ghana from May 2018 to June 2020.
  •  Worked as an IT Lecturer and System Admin in Academic City University College, Accra, Ghana from November 2015 – April 2018.
  •  Worked as an HOD and Lecturer in Academic City University College (SMU Ghana (KnowledgeWorkz Ltd.)), Kumasi, Ghana from August 2013 – November 2015.
  •  Worked as a Sr. Subject Matter Expert (Java Technologies), in Lakshmi Narain College of Technology Excellence (LNCTE) formally known as GGITM, Bhopal, India from November 2011 to August 2013.
  •  Worked as a Technical Trainer, in HCL Infosystems Ltd., Noida, India from April, 2010 to October, 2011.
  •  Worked as a Software Engineer in NextSoft InfoTech Pvt. Ltd., Bhilai from May 2009 to March 2010.
  •  Worked as a Technical Execute and Technical Head in NIIT Ltd., Bhilai, India from April 2006 – April 2009.
  •  Blockchain Technologies.
  •  Quantum Blockchain.
  •  Cloud Computing.
  •  Cybersecurity.
  •  Education Technology.
  •  Database Technologies.
  •  Project Title: Data recovery of DKM Microfinance towards smooth liquidation process.

     Project Amount: USD 20,000/-

     Funding Agency: PwC Ghana

     Principal Investigator: Dr. Mahendra Shrivas

     Co-Principal Investigator: N/A

     Department: Financial IT Forensic Department

  •  Shrivas, M. K. & Yeboah, T., 2019. The Disruptive Blockchain: Types, Platforms and Applications. Texila International Journal of Academic Research (TIJAR), TIJAR- SPECIAL EDITION (April'2019/2), pp. 17-39.
  •  Shrivas, M. K. & Yeboah, T., 2017. A Critical Review of Cryptocurrency Systems. Texila International Journal of Academic Research (TIJAR), TIJAR-Vol-4(Issue-2), pp. 116-131.
  •  Shrivas, M. K., Anyimah, S., Badu, J. & Yeboah, T., 2017. Users' Consciousness and Practices Regarding Smartphone Security Threats, Vulnerabilities and Security Measures: A Research in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region, Ghana.. International Journal of Research in Computer Application and Management (IJRCM), IJRCM-Vol-7(Issue-2), pp. 17-23.
  •  Bugre, C., Badu, J. & Shrivas, M. K., 2017. Students and Tutors Perception and Usage Influence of the World Wide Web and the Library: A Case of Dunkwa Nursing and Midwifery Training College. International Journal of Library and Information Studies (IJLIS), IJLIS-Vol-7(Issue-1), pp. 26-35.
  •  Shrivas, M. K., Boasiako, A. B., Krishanan, S. & Yeboah, T., 2016. Enhanced Simplified Symmetric Key Encryption Algorithm. Texila International Journal of Academic Research (TIJAR), TIJAR-Vol-3(Issue-2), pp. 42-68.
  •  Gyabi, M. O. & Shrivas, M. K., 2016. Data Security in Rural Banking Sector: A Case Study in Ashanti Region. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science & Technology (IJARCST), IJARCST-Vol-4(Issue-2), pp. 99-106.
  •  Attrams, I. O. & Shrivas, M. K., 2016. An Analytical System for Caesarean Section Surgical Technique through a Transverse Abdominal Incision. Emerging Trends in Management, Technology, Engineering and Science (IJMSR), IJMSR-Vol-I(Issue -2).
  •  Banie, M. O., Shrivas, M. K. & Yeboah, T., 2016. Internet Privacy and Security Issues in Ghana. Emerging Trends in Management, Technology, Engineering and Science (IJMSR), IJMSR-Vol-I(Issue - 02).
  •  Joseph, M., Singh, S. V. & Shrivas, M. K., 2015. mCommerce Challenges and Solutions for Developing Countries: A Case Study of Ghana. International Journal of ICT and Management (IJICTM), IJICTM-Vol-III(Issue-2), pp. 14-22.
  •  Shrivas, M. K., Amoako, A., Boateng, S. O. & Yeboah, T., 2015. Migration Model for unsecure Database driven Software System to Secure System using Cryptography. International Journal of ICT and Management (IJICTM), IJICTM-Vol-III(Issue-2), pp. 1-9.
  •  Ampofo, B. A., Shrivas, M. K. & Singh, S. V., 2015. Public Cloud Computing; Benefits and Risks to Users and Potential Users. International Journal of Management & Scientific Research (IJMSR), IJMSR-Vol-I(Issue-1).
  •  Shrivas, M. K. & Singh, S. V., 2015. Implementing ADDED ADVANCED ENCRYPTION STANDARD (A-AES) to Secure Data on the Cloud. International Journal of ICT and Management, IJICTM-Vol-III(Issue-1), pp. 17-24.
  •  Shrivas, M. K. & Singh, S. V., 2014. Added Advanced Encryption Standard (A-AES): With 512 Bits Data Block and 512,768 and 1024 Bits Encryption Key. International Journal of ICT and Management, IJICTM-Vol-II(Issue-1), pp. 65-71.
  •  Shrivas, M. K., Yeboah, T. & Brunda, S. S., 2020. Hybrid Security Framework for Blockchain Platforms. Raipur, India, IEEE, pp. 339-347.
  •  Shrivas, M. K., Yeboah, T. & Brunda, S. S., 2020. The Disruptive Blockchain Security Threats and Threat Categorization. Raipur, India, IEEE, pp. 327-338.
  •  Hiran, K. K., Henten, A., Shrivas, M. K. & Doshi, R., 2018. Hybrid EduCloud Model in Higher Education: The case of Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia. Accra, Ghana, IEEE, pp. 1-9.
  •  Shrivas, M. K. & Singh, S. V., 2014. Added Advanced Encryption Standard (A-AES): With 512 Bits Data Block and 512,768 and 1024 Bits Encryption Key. International Journal of ICT and Management, IJICTM-Vol-II(Issue-1), pp. 65-71.

     PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & TRAININGS

  •  Docker Essentials: Extend your apps with Containers from IBM
  •  Hyperledger Composer Foundation from IBM
  •  Hyperledger Fabric Chaincode V2 from IBM
  •  Introduction to Quantum Computing from IBM
  •  Introduction to Blockchain from IBM
  •  Blockchain Fundamentals from IBM
  •  Cloud Computing Enabling Technologies from IEEE
  •  Cloud Based Solutions for Big Data from IEEE
  •  Preparing for the Next Generation of Enterprise Applications from IEEE
  •  Introduction to Cloud Computing from IEEE & edX
  •  Sun Certified Java Professional (SCJP)
  •  Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  •  NIIT Faculty Aptitude and Competency Test (FACT) Certified Trainer

     CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  •  The State of the Cloud in the Enterprise (From IEEE Computer Society, December 2018)
  •  How to Manage Open Source Risk Within Application Security Program (From IEEE Computer Society, October 2018)
  •  Virtual Salon: Engineering a Circular Economy - Waste to Energy Solutions (From IEEE Educational Activities, October 2018)
  •  How to Leverage Open Source Without Adding Risk (From IEEE Computer Society, September 2018)
  •  The Outbreak of Smart Grid Cyber-Security: The Modern Campfire Story (From IEEE Smart Grid, September 2018)
  •  Cyber Security in the Connected World (From IEEE Educational Activities, June2018)
  •  Problems in Big Data: Understanding Cities through Data Analytics and (From IEEE Educational Activities, November 2017)
  •  How to Successfully Integrate Complex Hardware and Software Processes Necessary to Develop Smart, Connected Products (From IEEE Educational Activities, September 2017)
  •  Maintaining Visibility in the Hybrid Cloud (From IEEE Computer Society, August 2017)
  •  The State of PLM in the Cloud: Addressing the Trends, Challenges, and Benefits (From IEEE Educational Activities, August 2017)

     CORPORATE TRAININGS/COURSES ATTENDED

    Amazon Web Services:

  •  AWS Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  •  AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
  • IBM:

  •  Containers & Kubernetes
  •  Blockchain Fundamentals V1 & V2
  •  Build your Car Auction Application on Blockchain
  •  Track Donations with Blockchain
  •  Build your Voting Application using Blockchain
  • NIIT SEED:

  •  Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Implementation and Maintenance (070-431)
  •  J2ME
  •  Programming with C# Microsoft Official Course (MOC 2124C)
  •  Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Application Development Foundation (070-536)
  •  Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Window-based Client Development (070-526)
  • IBM:

  •  IBM Rational Software for Engineering Education Development
  •  Contributed as a SESSION IN-CHARGE in IEEE sponsored, 2021 International Conference on Emerging Trends in Industry 4.0 (ETI 4.0) held at the OP Jindal University, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, India during 19 - 21, May 2021.
  •  Delivered an IEEE Sponsored TechTalk on Blockchain and Use Cases in 2020 at Regional Maritime University (RMU), Accra, Ghana
  •  Conducted 5 days’ workshop on Cloud Computing for ACC IEEE SB in 2016, Accra, Ghana
  •  Conducted 4 weeks workshop on App Development using Android Studio for ACC IEEE SB in 2017, Accra, Ghana
  •  Conducted two day workshop on Web Technologies with association of Mozilla Foundation, USA in 2018 at Academic City University College at Accra, Ghana
  •  Undertook a one day workshop on Web Technologies with association of Mozilla Foundation, USA in 2014 at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  •  June-2011 to July-2011: - Summer Project Training given to B. Tech. CSE (30) & IT (41) Students of SBIT, Shri Balwant Institute of Technology (SBIT), Sonipat, Haryana.
  •  August-2010 to September-2010: - Summer Project Training given to MCA (50) Students of Gyan Ganga Institute of Technology & Sciences (GGITS) & Gyan Ganga College of Technology (GGCT), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  •  July-2010 to August-2010: Project training on J2EE & Struts to Mahakal Institute of Technology, Ujjain, M.P.
  •  December-2010 to April-2011: - Major Project Training given to MCA (52) Students of Gyan Ganga Institute of Technology & Sciences (GGITS) & Gyan Ganga College of Technology (GGCT), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  •  July-2010: - Summer Training on Core Java to Gyan Ganga Institute of Technology & Sciences (GGITS)
  •  April 2010 to May 2010: - Summer Project Training given to B. Tech CSE (41), IT (09) & ECE (09) Students of Kali Charan Nigam Institute of Technology (KCNIT), Banda, U.P
  •  May, 2010 to June, 2010: - Conducted Intensive Software Development (Lakshya) on Core Java & J2EE for HCL Infosystems, Noida, U.P.
  •  May, 2011 to June, 2011: - Conducted Developer Training Program on Core Java for HCL Technologies, Noida, U.P.
  •  January, 2007 to April, 2009: - Train the Trainer on OOAD, Java, J2EE, J2ME, CV#.NET, ASP.NET & MS SQL Server for NIIT Ltd, Bhilai, C.G.
  •  Elevated to Senior Member (SM) in 2019 by IEEE, USA based on the significant contributions in the field of Computer Science Engineering and giving notable services to Engineering profession in advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
  •  Received two prestigious awards for Notable Services and Contributions towards the advancement of IEEE and the Engineering Professions in 2018 & 2020 by the IEEE Ghana Section.
  •  Recognized with the Best Participant College Award & Best Coordinator Award in the Nona-Electronics Premier League - 2017 from Nona-Electronics Project at NIIT University, funded by Erasmus+ program of European Union.
  •  Awarded short term research grant for enterprise data recovery by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC, Ghana) Limited & Affiliates.
  •  Procured Best IEEE Student Branch - 2016 for conducting most technical workshop by IEEE Ghana Section
  •  Recipient of Best Lecturer Award from SMU Ghana (KnowledgeWorkz Ltd.) Kumasi- Campus
  •  Received Best Trainer of the territory award from NIIT Ltd.
  •  Gold Medalist in Athletics, National School Games in 2004-05
  •  3 Times Best Student of the Year Award during School and Software Engineering Study.
  •  Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
  •  Member, IEEE Computer Society (From 2014 to till now)
  •  IEEE Blockchain Community (From 2018 to till now)
  •  IEEE Cybersecurity Community (From 2018 to till now)
  •  IEEE Cloud Computing Community Membership (From 2015 to till now)
  •  Associate Member, International Council for Open and Distance Education (From 2016 to till Now)
  •  Member, Mozilla Foundation, U.S.A. (From July 2011 to till now)
  •  Reviewer, IEEE Conferences, IEEE Cloud Computing publications (Transactions, Magazines, and Letter publications formats), New Jersey, United States (From March, 2016 to till now).
  •  Reviewer, International Journal of Management & Scientific Research, Accra, Ghana (From January 2015 to till now)
  •  Reviewer, International Journal of ICT and Management, Accra, Ghana (From November 2013 to till now)