Dr. Faheem Masoodi is currently working as a senior Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science,University of Kashmir. Earlier, he served at the College of Computer Science, University of Jizan, Saudi Arabia as an Assistant Professor. Prior, the author served as a Research Scientist at NMEICT- Edrp project sponsored by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. He obtained his PhD in Network Security and Cryptography from the Department of Computer Science, Aligarh Muslim University, India, in 2014. He holds a Masters and Bachelors degree in computer sciences from the University of Kashmir. His research interests revolve around Cryptography and Network Security, Theory of Computation, and Internet of Things (IoT). Dr. Masoodi is an esteemed member of various cryptology associations and has contributed extensively to the field through his research papers published in reputed journals and conferences. He has also authored and edited four books on emerging topics in computer science, showcasing his expertise and knowledge in the field. Dr. Masoodi’s achievements include prestigious fellowships for his academic pursuits. He was awarded the fellowship for Summer Training on “Conference effective moduli spaces and application to cryptography” organized by CENTRE HENRI LEBESGUE, Rennes, France in 2014, and the fellowship for the Summer School “SP-ASCRYPTO-2011 Advance School of Cryptography” at the University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2011. He was also honored with the Maulana Azad National Fellowship by UGC New Delhi for his doctoral program. In addition to his roles and achievements, Dr. Faheem Masoodi serves as the course coordinator for the Swayam course on Design and Analysis of Algorithms.

Mr. Zubair Sayeed Masoodi is a highly accomplished educationalist and senior Assistant Professor in Computer Applications, currently working in the Department of Higher Education in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. With over 12 years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the realm of higher education. As the head of the Department of Computer Applications at Government Degree College for Women Sopore, he plays a pivotal role in shaping the education and curriculum in his college. His expertise and deep understanding of the subject matter have made him an active member of the Academic Council of the University of Kashmir. He is a very reputed speaker and contributes to various Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) and workshops conducted within the colleges and universities in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. His contributions extend beyond the boundaries of his college and university. He is a valued member of key committees within the Department of Higher Education, as constituted by the Higher Education Department. His dedicated efforts in building digital infrastructure within the colleges of Jammu and Kashmir have had a significant impact on the educational landscape of the region. He has also been nominated as a member of the National Educational Policy 2020 cell at the University of Kashmir. In this role, he actively oversees the implementation of the new policy in the affiliated colleges of University of Kasmir, ensuring its effective integration at the gross root level. His insights and contributions have been invaluable in shaping the future of education in the region. Apart from his academic and administrative roles, he is also an accomplished researcher. His research interests primarily revolve around the utilisation of Internet of Things and healthcare analytics using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. His profound knowledge and awareness of technological advancements allow him to stay at the forefront of emerging technologies, enabling him to provide innovative solutions and insights in his field.

Dr. Khalid Bashir Dar is a lecturer in the Higher Education Department of Jammu and Kashmir, with a specialization in Computer Science. With five years of experience in the field, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. Khalid holds a Ph.D. degree from CCSU Meerut, an M.Phil degree from BU Rajasthan, an MCA degree from SSAHE Karnataka, and a BCA degree from UK Srinagar. He has authored several research publications and articles, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in his field. His strong academic background, coupled with his passion for teaching, allows him to effectively engage with students and facilitate their understanding of complex computer science concepts.