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Manish K Gupta
Gandhinagar, India

Manish K. Gupta received his BS (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) and MS (Mathematics) degrees from the University of Lucknow, India in 1990 and 1992 respectively, and his PhD degree in Mathematics in 2000 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He has held various academic positions at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (2000-2002); National University of Singapore, Singapore (2001); Arizona State University, USA (2002-2004); The Ohio State University, USA (2004-2005); and Queens University, Canada (2005-2006). Since 2006, he has been with the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhinagar, India and currently works as an associate professor. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Information Theory Society. In the past, he was also a member of the IEEE Communications Society (1997-2010), The International Society for Computational Biology (2004-2006), International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering (ISNSCE) (2004-2006), and The International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) (2004). Since 2010, he been a member of the American Mathematical Society. Gupta has served as a board member to the Indo-American Education Society, United States-India Educational Foundation (IAES-USIEF) Satellite Center (affiliated with the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs), Ahmedabad, India, from 2008 to 2015 and is a founding member of the executive council of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Incubation at DA-IICT since 2010. His group ( is well known for developing open-source software products (for example, DNA Pen, 3DNA, DNA Cloud, Biospectrogram, Xtile) in the area of DNA nano-technology.

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  • International and interdisciplinary experience in research and teaching in countries including the US, Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, South Korea and India (2000-2015)
  • Author or co-author of several research articles in referreed journals and conferences, including an invited article in IEEE Engineering and Medicine in Biology magazine in 2006.
  • Keynote speaker at a biological coding theory conference in South Korea in June 2005
  • Research experience includes natural ICT: mathematics and computer science and its applications in information processing in biology, coding and information theory, cryptology, DNA and quantum computing, computational and systems biology, synthetic biology, and bioinformatics (2000-2015)
  • Teaching experience includes over 14 distinct courses, including newly developed courses on natural computing, foundations of computational and systems biology, topics in bioinformatics, and elements of synthetic biology
  • Regularly serves (2002-present) as a reviewer for several international journals in mathematics, communications, and biology and serves on a panel of reviewers for Mathematical Reviews (AMA) (2005-present) and Computing Reviews (ACM) (2005-present)
  • Guest associate editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, special issue on emerging technologies in communications (area: nanoscale and molecular networking), 2013.
  • Supervised 30+ undergraduate students (2007-2015) in research projects. Currently supervising two PhD students.
  • Delivered invited conference talks at DIMACS, AMS, Com2Mac and various invited lectures at universities around the world (2000-2015)


 An introduction to compressed sensing
Vidyasagar M., SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2020. 341 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-611976-11-3)

Compressed sensing has emerged as a key technology in the signal processing area. This disruptive technique has found applications in many real-life problems. We know from the classical Nyquist-Shannon theorem that a signal can be reco...


Polar codes: a non-trivial approach to channel coding
Gazi O., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 170 pp.  Type: Book

Coding and information theory is at the heart of modern communication and computer technologies. Shannon’s seminal work shows that you can transmit bits on a noisy channel using code, and the probability of error can be made ...


Cybercryptography: applicable cryptography for cyberspace security
Yan S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 436 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319725-34-5), Reviews: (1 of 2)

In the last 40 years, “cyberspace” has become a common buzzword. Cyberspace has tremendous potential for human development in many sectors. The security of cyberspace is of utmost importance and poses a great challe...


Poset codes: partial orders, metrics and coding theory
Firer M., Alves M., Pinheiro J., Panek L., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2018. 140 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319938-20-2), Reviews: (2 of 2)

The idea of distance between vectors has found many nice applications in both mathematics and engineering. Coding theory (the art of reliable data storage) is fortunate enough to have many distances at hand, such as Hamming, Lee, Eucli...


Mathematical grammar of biology
Yamagishi M., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2017. 82 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319626-88-8), Reviews: (1 of 2)

What is life? This is a question that bothers everyone. Many scientists, including physicists such as Schrödinger, have attempted to explain it using science. Toward the end of the last century, a scientific revolution happene...


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