Pinaki Mitra is currently an associate professor at Department of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Guwahati. He obtained his B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 1987, India and his M. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India in 1989. Finally, he obtained his Ph. D from Simon Fraser University, Canada in 1994. He worked on a project at Jadavpur University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Subsequently he joined National Institute of Management, Kolkata, and served as an assistant professor. He joined IIT Guwahati in December, 2004. His research interest includes Cryptography, Network Security, Computer Graphics and Multimedia.