Dr. Hiten Choudhury

Dr. Hiten Choudhury

Associate Professor

Ph.D. : Tezpur University

Research Interests:

Network Security, Mobile Computing, Wireless Networks
Joined the University in 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 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 Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) Government 2021 48.50 Lakhs 3 years
2 Improved Security for IoT in 4G Mobile Network
Status: Completed
Dr. Hiten Choudhury 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: 5.493), 1872-7069, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2023.109679


1. Bidisha Goswami and Hiten Choudhury, A Blockchain-Based Authentication Scheme for 5G-Enabled IoT., Journal of Network and Systems Management, Springer, vol. 30, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 2.198), 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, vol. 192, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 5.047), 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, vol. 120, (Scopus, SCIE, IF: 5.105), 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, vol. 5, (ESCI), 4, 2475-6725, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1002/spy2.222

Research paper publications till 2021

Journals -

Hemangi Goswami, 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, 13, no. 2, Pg. 278-289, Kohat University of Science and Technology, 2021 (Scopus) 

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, pg: 1-24, Taylor & Francis, 2021 (ESCI, Scopus)

Hiten Choudhury, "HashXor: A lightweight scheme for identity privacy of IoT devices in 5G mobile network." Computer Networks 186, Pg. 107753, Elsevier, 2021 (SCIE, Scopus, IF: 5.493)

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 3, no. 6, pg. 1293, Wiley, 2020 (ESCI, Scopus)

Hiten Choudhury. "A Review of Selected Proposals for Improving Identity Privacy in UMTS." International Journal of Network Security & Its Applications, 11, AIRCC, 2019

Hiten Choudhury, Basav Roychoudhury, and Dilip Kr Saikia. "Enhanced identity privacy in UMTS." International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, 28, no. 4, pg. 203-219, Inderscience, 2018 (SCIE, Scopus, IF: 0.654)

Rowena Robinson, Wasim Raja, Hiten Choudhury, Dhruba J Saikia. "Sociology of Education and Indian Higher Education Systems." Economic & Political Weekly (EPW), 51, no. 9, pg, 67, 2016 (Scopus)

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, 18, no. 6, pg. 1041-1053, National Chung Hsing University, 2016 (Scopus)

 Conference proceedings -

Hemangi Goswami and Hiten Choudhury. "Remote Registration and Group based Authentication of IoT over 5G." In 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), pp. 240-241. 2022.

Hiten Choudhury, 2018. Anonymous RFID Authentication for IoT in LTE-A. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems (pp. 673-687). Springer.

H. Choudhury, (2016, December). A computationally light scheme for enhanced privacy in LTE. In 2016 International Conference on Accessibility to Digital World (ICADW) (pp. 45-50). IEEE.

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

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

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


Conference Proceedings


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), 240 - 241, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1145/3491003.3491300

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


Sl.No Name Research Topic Roll No
1 Bidisha Goswami Blockchain Based Authentication for 5G Enabled IoT CSC1991002
2 Himun Jyoti Nath Enhancing Security and Privacy of the Vehicles during Authentication and Message Exchange in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network (VANET) CSC1891001
3 Hemangi Goswami Registration and Authentication of IoT Devices in 5G Mobile Network using Lightweight Cryptography CSC1891002
4 Ponjit Borgohain Device to Device (D2D) Communication in 5G Mobile Networks CSC2091002
5 Tabassum Yesmin Rahman Histopathological Image Analysis Applying Machine Learning Methods for Detection and Classification of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Completed) CSC1591001

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

Invited Talks

Title/Academic Session

Organizing Institution

Date of Lecture

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

The Guild & VMware, Guwahati, India

23rd Aug 2018

Resource Person in In-service teachers training workshop

SIBIN, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, Assam

16th March 2018

Resource Person, Topic:  Emerging Trends and Future Computing Technologies.  11 Days Online Workshop On Emerging Trends and Future Computing Technologies Organized by, Department of Computer Science & Technology Bodoland University, Assam

23rd May, 2020