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Updated on 28 Mar, 2023

Dr. Akshay Kumar


Dr Akshay Kumar is an Associate Professor at the School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS), IGNOU, New Delhi since 1st January 2006. He received his PhD in Computer and Systems Sciences from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, Master of Technology (M.Tech.) (Computer Science) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee). He is faculty in the School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS), IGNOU since 1988 and he has over 30 years of research and teaching experience.

His main research interests are in the areas of Database Management Systems, Big Data Analytics, Data Warehousing and Data Mining and Data Analysis. He has focused in the last few years on research issues in Data Analysis and Big Data Analytics.

He is presently PhD coordinator of PhD in Computer Science at SOCIS, IGNOU. He was the Programme Coordinator for Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Advanced Diploma in Information Technology (ADIT) and Certificate in Information Technology (CIT) from time to time for a one-year duration. He was also the programme coordinator of the revised MCA programme in 2004-2006 with Dr V. V, Subrahmanyam; and most recently coordinated the revision of 2 years, AICTE approved MCA programme from August 2020 to August 2022. He has been associated with live teleconferencing and radio counselling programmes of IGNOU since their inception. He was a resource person / Presenter for More than 30 Interactive Radio Sessions held from time to time on Computer Science related topics for MCA/BCA and CIT. He has presented more than 30 Video/Teleconferencing/EDUSAT/video programmes from EMPC Studios for MCA/BCA/BIT/ADIT/ CIT/CIC programmes of SOCIS, IGNOU. He is a resource person for many training programmes, seminars and workshops. He has delivered many invited talks at various Universities and Institutes and also delivered many lectures to M.Phil and PhD students of various schools of IGNOU in the area Data Analysis using SPSS. He is widely involved in course design, courseware development, instructional design, course writing and editing of course materials for various programmes.


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