Dr. Hiten Choudhury

Dr. Hiten Choudhury

Associate Professor

Ph.D. : Tezpur University

Research Interests:

Network Security, Mobile Computing, Wireless Networks
Date of Joining : Mar 9, 2015

Phone: 9402506729
Email: hiten.choudhury@cottonuniversity.ac.in

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Educational Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, Tezpur University, Assam     

M.C.A. , Jorhat Engineering College, Dibrugarh University, Assam     

B.Sc. (Physics), Cotton College, Gauhati University, Assam   

Career Profile/Services:

Head of the Department, Dept. of Computer Science & IT, Cotton University, Guwahati (From March 2023 - till date) 

Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & IT, Cotton University, Guwahati (From Jan 2022 - till date)

Head of the Department (i/c), Dept. of Computer Science & IT, Cotton University, Guwahati (From Jan 2018 to Sept  2020)   

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & IT, Cotton University, Guwahati (From March 2015 to Jan 2022)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, St. Edmund's College, Shillong (From May 2004 to March 2015)


Computer Networks, Mobile Computing, Network Security, Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Organisation and Architecture, Operating System, Database Management System, Programming Languages: C, C++, Java


Research Projects

slno Name of the Project Name of the Principal Investigator Name of the Copi Name of the Funding agency Type (Government/Non-Government) Year Funds sanctioned (INR in lakhs) Duration of the project
1 A Blockchain Based Rating Framework For Transparency and Credibility of Financial Transactions in Self Help Groups (SHGs)
Status: Ongoing
Mr. Melur Phangcho Dr. Hiten Choudhury & Dr. Manash Pratim Dutta IIT Bhilai Innovation and Technology Foundation Government 2023 38 Lakhs 2 Years
2 Enhancing Security using Lightweight Cryptography in IoT with OneM2M as the Service Platform and 3GPP-5G as the Underlying Communication Network
Status: Ongoing
Dr. Hiten Choudhury NA Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) Government 2021 48.50 Lakhs 3 years
3 Improved Security for IoT in 4G Mobile Network
Status: Completed
Dr. Hiten Choudhury NA Cotton University under IHRP Scheme In House 2020 1 Lakh 1 Year

Research paper publications


1. Ponjit Borgohain and Hiten Choudhury, A lightweight D2D authentication protocol for relay coverage scenario in 5G mobile network, Computer Networks, Elsevier, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 5.6), vol. 225, 109679, 1872-7069, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2023.109679

2. Hemangi, Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, An eSIM-based remote credential provisioning and authentication protocol for IoT devices in 5G cellular network, Internet of Things, Elsevier, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 5.9), vol. 23, 100876, 2542-6605, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iot.2023.100876

3. Himun Jyoti Nath and Hiten Choudhury, Privacy-Preserving Authentication Protocols in Vanet, SN Computer Science, Springer Nature, (Scopus), vol. 4, 589, 2661-8907, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42979-023-02122-3


1. Bidisha Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, A Blockchain-Based Authentication Scheme for 5G-Enabled IoT, Journal of Network and Systems Management, Springer, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 3.6), vol. 30, 61, 1573-7705, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10922-022-09680-6

2. Himun Jyoti Nath and Hiten Choudhury, A privacy-preserving mutual authentication scheme for group communication in VANET, Computer Communications, Elsevier, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 6.0), vol. 192, 0140-3664, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2022.06.024

3. Hemangi Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, Remote Registration and Group Authentication of IoT Devices in 5G Cellular Network, Computers & Security, Elsevier, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 5.6), vol. 120, 1872-6208, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2022.102806

4. Hiten Choudhury, Enhancing the Elliptic Curve Integrated Encryption Scheme in 5G mobile network for home network identity privacy, Security and Privacy, Wiley, (ESCI), vol. 5, (ESCI), 4, 2475-6725, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1002/spy2.222

Research paper publications till 2021

1. Hemangi Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, Security of IoT in 5G Cellular Networks: A Review of Current Status, Challenges and Future Directions, International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security, Kohat University of Science and Technology, (Scopus) , vol. 13, 278-289, 2, 2076-0930, 2021 https://doi.org/10.17762/ijcnis.v13i2.4955

2. Hiten Choudhury, Bidisha Goswami, and Sameer Kumar Gurung, CovidChain: an anonymity preserving blockchain based framework for protection against Covid-19, Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective, Taylor & Francis, (Scopus, ESCI), vol. 30, 1 - 24, 5, Print ISSN: 1939-3555 Online ISSN: 1939-3547, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1080/19393555.2021.1921315

3. Hiten Choudhury, HashXor: A lightweight scheme for identity privacy of IoT devices in 5G mobile network, Computer Networks, Elsevier, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 5.6), vol. 186, 107753, Print ISSN: 1389-1286, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2020.107753

4. Tabassum Yesmin Rahman, Lipi B. Mahanta, Hiten Choudhury, Anup K. Das, and Jagannath D. Sarma, Study of morphological and textural features for classification of oral squamous cell carcinoma by traditional machine learning techniques, Cancer Reports, Wiley, (Scopus, ESCI), vol. 3, 1293, 6, Online ISSN:2573-8348, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/cnr2.1293

5. Hiten Choudhury, A Review of Selected Proposals for Improving Identity Privacy in UMTS, International Journal of Network Security & Its Applications, AIRCC, vol. 11, 2, Online: 0974-9330 Print: 0975-2307, 2019

6. Hiten Choudhury, Basav Roychoudhury and Dilip Kr Saikia, Enhanced identity privacy in UMTS." International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, Inderscience, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 0.7), vol. 28, 203-219, 4, ISSN: 1743-8225 eISSN: 1743-8233, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAHUC.2018.093329

7. Rowena Robinson, Wasim Raja, Hiten Choudhury, Dhruba J Saikia, Sociology of Education and Indian Higher Education Systems: : A University's 'Institutional Research Model', Economic & Political Weekly (EPW), (Scopus), vol. 51, 67 - 73, 9, ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-88, 2016

8. Hiten Choudhury, Basav Roychoudhury, and Dilip Kr Saikia, Security Extension for Relaxed Trust Requirement in Non3GPP Access to the EPS, International Journal of Network Security, National Chung Hsing University, (Scopus), vol. 18, 1041-1053, 6, ISSN 1816-353X (Print) ISSN 1816-3548 (Online), 2016


Conference Proceedings


1. Hemangi Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, A Group Authentication Scheme for IoT 5G Network Enabled e-Healthcare System, In International Conference on Communication, Electronics and Digital Technology, Springer, Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 229-244., Print:978-981-99-1698-6 Online: 978-981-99-1699-3, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-1699-3_15

2. Bidisha Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, Using Blockchain for Fast Re-Authentication in 5G Cellular Network, International Conference on Communication, Electronics and Digital Technology, Springer Nature Singapore., Print:978-981-99-1698-6 Online:978-981-99-1699-3, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-1699-3_16


1. Henamgi Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, Remote Registration and Group based Authentication of IoT over 5G, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN `22), ACM, 240 - 241, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1145/3491003.3491300


1. Hiten Choudhury, Anonymous RFID Authentication for IoT in LTE-A. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems, Springer., (pp. 673-687), Print ISBN 978-981-10-6889-8 Online ISBN 978-981-, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6890-4_65


1. Hiten Choudhury, A computationally light scheme for enhanced privacy in LTE, In International Conference on Accessibility to Digital World (ICADW), IEEE, (pp. 45-50), 2016 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICADW.2016.7942511


1. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury, D. K. Saikia, Enhancing User Identity Privacy in LTE, Eleventh International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom 2012), IEEE, Period: June 25 - 27, Place -Liverpool, 2012 https://doi.org/10.1109/TrustCom.2012.148


1. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury and D. K. Saikia, UMTS user identity confidentiality: An end-to-end solution, Eighth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN 2011), IEEE, Period: May 24 -16, Place -Paris, (Pg 1-6), 2011 https://doi.org/10.1109/WOCN.2011.5872916


1. H. Choudhury, B. Roychoudhury and D. K. Saikia, End-to-End User Identity Confidentiality for UTMS Networks, InInternational Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT 2010), IEEE, Period: July 9 -11, Place -China, 2010 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCSIT.2010.5564448

Chapters/Articles publications in Books (Research Oriented)

H. Choudhury "Roaming Agreements simplified: A supplementary Benefit of Enhanced subscriber's Anonymity in Mobile Networks." in Eastern Book House ISBN: 978- 93-83252- 80-0, 2015 

H. Choudhury B. Roychoudhury D. K. Saikia "Improving Identity Privacy in 3GPP-WLAN" in Springer International Publishing ISBN: 978-3-319- 06763-6, 2015

H. Choudhury B. Roychoudhury D. K. Saikia "A Security Extension Providing User Anonymity and Relaxed Trust Requirement in Non-3GPP Access to The EPS" in Springer International Publishing ISBN: 978-3-319- 13840-4, 2014

H. Choudhury B. Roychoudhury D. K. Saikia "Desirable features of an identity privacy ensuring solution for UMTS, Ed. Vol, Network and Information Security: Issues, Challenges and Research Trends" Narosa Publishing House ISBN: 978-81- 8487-314-6, 2013

H. Choudhury D. K. Saikia "Modified UMTS Authentication and Key Agreement Protocol for Enhanced User Identity Confidentiality, Ed. Vol, Network Security: Issues, Challenges and Techniques" in Narosa Publishing House ISBN: 978-81- 8487-088-6, 2010

Research Scholars

Sl.No Name Research Topic Roll No
1 Dr. Tabassum Yesmin Rahman (Degree Awarded, February 2022) Histopathological Image Analysis Applying Machine Learning Methods for Detection and Classification of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma CSC1591001
2 Dr. Hemangi Goswami (Degree Awarded, April 2004) Enhancing Security and Privacy of the Vehicles during Authentication and Message Exchange in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network (VANET) CSC1891002
3 Mr. Himun Jyoti Nath Enhancing Security and Privacy of the Vehicles during Authentication and Message Exchange in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network (VANET) CSC1891001
4 Ms. Bidisha Goswami Blockchain Based Authentication for 5G Enabled IoT CSC1991002
5 Mr. Ponjit Borgohain Securing Device to Device (D2D) Communication in 5G Mobile Networks CSC2091002
6 Mr. Deepjyoti Saikia Enhancing Authentication in Edge Computing Enabled IoT CSC2191004

Other Informations


UGC Travel Grant for presenting paper in IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology held in Chengdu, China, July 2010

UGC Teacher Fellowship under Faculty Development Programme for doing Ph.D., 2011

Professional Responsibilities Outside CU

Member, Board of Undergraduate Studies in Computer Application, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya. (Order No: BUGS:5-47/Conf/2002-539, Dated: 13 July, 2013)

Member, Organizing committee of the National Conference on Mathematics and its Applications – 2016, Cotton University, 2016.

Member, Undergraduate Committee of Courses and Studies, Department of Information Technology, Gauhati University. (No. GU/M/AR/CCS/UG/2019/167-189, Dated: 6 January 2020)

Member, Postgraduate Committee of Courses and Studies, Department of Information Technology, Gauhati University. (No. GU/M/AR/CCS/PG/2019/146-166, Dated: 6 January 2020)

Member (Technical), Committee for implementation of EMS software application for exam branch of SCERT, Govt. of Assam (No. SCERT/Exam/D.EI.Ed.course/6/2016/241, 18 April 2018)

Member, Technical Committee for Implementation of Smart Classroom, Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan, (No. RMSA/SMC/1506/2021/936, 23 June 2022)

Member, Selection Committee for the post of Coordinator MIS and MIS Assistant, North East Center for Technology Application and Reach (NEECTAR), (No. 37012/1/2023/O/o Sr. Admin Officer, 06 Sept 2023)

Professional Responsibilities Within CU

Coordinator, Cotton College State University Internal Quality Assurance Cell, (No. CCSU/General/2016/4, 22 Jan 2016)

Member, Committee formed for fixing minimum grades for Cotton graduates for admission into PG courses of Cotton University, (Date of meeting: 19 May 2017)

Head of the Department (i/c), Department of Computer Science & IT, Cotton University (Jan 2018 - Aug 2020) (No: CU/GAD/2017/0125/8906-11, Dated: 27 December 2017)

Member, Cotton University Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), (No. CCA-161/2017/3/8003-10, 23 Nov 2017)

Chairperson & Convenor, UG and PG Board of Studies for Computer Science & IT, Cotton University. (No: CU/Acad/BoS/2017/100/762, Dated: 8 Jan, 2018)

Member, Committee for framing Cotton University Leave Rules (No: CU/GAD/2018/133/2/1249-51, Dated: 7 Feb, 2018)

Member, CBCS Core Committee, Cotton University. (No. CU/ACAD/CBCS/2017/099/199, Dated: 20 Feb, 2018)

Organizer, 1-week Faculty Development Programme on “Big Data Analytics” jointly with E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati (21-25 May 2018).

Member, Cotton University Students’ Union election conduct committee 2018-19, (No. CU/DSW/2016/005/8087-97, 20 Sept 2018) 

Member, Technical & Poster Committee, North East India Energy Conclave, (Order dated 31 March 2018)

Member, Committee for scrutinizing applications for non-teaching posts, (No. CU/GAD/2018/150/9151, 26 Oct 2018)

Member, Committee to develop & implement student feedback mechanism of Cotton University, (No. CU/IQAC/2018/004/2/1195-97, 06 Feb 2018)

Member, UG and PG Board of Studies for Library and Information Science, Cotton University, (No: CU/Acad/BoS/2017/100/162; 25 March 2022)

Convener, Committee 3 (Collaboration & Community), Research & Development Cell, Cotton University (No. CU/R&D/RDC/2022/08/01, 05 May 2022)

Member, Committee for framing the “Cotton University Teachers Service Rule”. (No: CU/regoff/2017/017/11990-04, Dated: 13 December, 2022)

Member, Organizing Committee of a two-day Workshop on AI in Healthcare, Cotton University, (27th to 28th June 2023).

Member (VC’s nominee): Departmental Research Committee (DRC), Department of Library & Information Science. (No: CU/Acad/DRC/2017/79, Dated: 13 March, 2023)

Member, Committee for Implementation and Review of the IT Policy of Cotton University. (No: CU/GAD/2018/182/7746-52, Dated: 14 July, 2023)

Head of the Department, Department of Computer Science & IT, Cotton University (No: CU/GAD/2018/158/2396; 27 Feb, 2023)

Member (VC’s nominee), Departmental Research Committee (DRC), Department of Chemistry, Cotton University, (No. CU/Acad/DRC/2017/132, 10 April 2023)

Member, Cotton University Students’ Union election conduct committee 2023-24, (No. CU/DSW/2016/005/11746, 28 Sept 2023) 

Member, Selection Committee, evaluation and selection of applicants for the post of Computer Trainee and Multi-Tasking Assistant (MTA) for Computer Centre, Cotton University, (No. CU/SYSTEMS/2018/03/14346 – 48, 15 Dec 2023)

Invited Talks

A Computational Approach to Biological Information, Department of Biotechnology, St. Edmund's College, Shillong, 28th July 2010

Leveraging Information & Communication Technology for Quality Education, IQAC, Saint Mary’s College, Shillong, India, 20th June 2011

Security Challenges in 3G and 4G Networks, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Shillong, Meghalaya, 30th April 2015

Computer Fraud and Cyber Security, Shillong College, Shillong, Meghalaya, 10th Sept 2016

Session I - Introduction to Mobile Technology & Security, Session II - Security & Future Challenges in Mobile Technology with emphasis on IoT, North East Police Academy, Meghalaya. India, 5th Aug 2017

Driving digital equality in the digital age (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJRg1fw1LaI)The Guild & VMware, Taj Vivanta, Guwahati, India, 23rd Aug 2018

Resource Person: In-service teachers training workshop, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, Assam, 16th March 2018

Resource Person:  Emerging Trends and Future Computing Technologies, 11 Days Online Workshop On Emerging Trends and Future Computing Technologies Organised by Department of Computer Science & Technology Bodoland University, Assam, 23rd May, 2020

Resource person: Workshop on “Recent Trends in Information Technology, Networking, Communication and Healthcare", Tezpur University,  March 11, 2023, 9:00am – March 12, 2023, 8:00pm· (https://drive.google.com/file/d/18GGIarGDl_s0mzfzSxkeqMDnZc3t10bL/view?usp=sharing

Discussion Session: On World Telecommunication Day, Prasar Bharati, DD Assam, 16th May, 2023 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSeW14nJlI4)

Orientation/ Induction program for the newly joined undergraduate students of the Department of CSE, Assam Royal Global University, 23rd Aug 3023

Resource person: ICT, NEP Orientation and Sensitisation Programme, 2024, Malaviya Mission Centre located at the Astronomy Centre for Educators, IUCAA, 14th March 2024  (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3jLiVc5sr3Na1ddbibrB8Y9OBDnq3lJ3)

Resource Person: District level workshop for creating awareness among Principal/Head teacher of secondary schools of Kamrup on the topic Introduction of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics as subject in secondary section and its future prospects, DIET, Kamrup Mirza, 10th May2024 (https://www.facebook.com/share/v/zi81VfZJkqerMRV5/?mibextid=xfxF2i)