C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS)

University of Hyderabad Campus, Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500 046

Research Objectives

  • Incessant focus on innovation, design and development in the fields of Advanced cryptography, Next generation wireless communications, Quantum communications, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning and Cyber Security with industrial relevance.
  • Provide engineered solutions to strategic businesses like Defense & Advanced Communication systems for special projects requiring technological synergies.
  • Collaborate with Industries, universities, technology experts from across the world to significantly contribute towards the emerging areas in Big Data, Next Generation Technologies, IoT, Blockchain and Quantum Cryptography. 
  • Provide various internship and higher educational opportunities across a wide breadth of disciplines relevant to Mathematical, Statistical and Computer Science.
  • Create a collaborative environment that supports research, provides highly relevant education and opportunities, promotes technical innovation, imagination and entrepreneurship in Wireless networking, Communications, Data Science, Cryptography and Network Security.

Research Areas

Mathematics and Statistics

  • Probability & Statistics
  • Linear Algebra for Machine Learning and Deep Learning.
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Dynamical Systems and Neural Networks.
  • Password Cracking – .pdf, .doc, .docx, andriod devices, keyboard patterns
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Graph Theory

Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

  • Design of Proprietary Block Ciphers and Stream Ciphers
  • Development of Cryptanalysis tools for of Stream and Block ciphers
  • Randomness and Test suites for Cryptanalysis
  • Machine learning approaches for Cryptanalysis
  • Design of Secret Sharing schemes
  • SAT and SMT Solvers based Cryptanalysis
  • High performance computing for Cryptanalysis
  • Lightweight Cryptography
  • Design and analysis of Image Encryption Methods
  • Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data Schemes
  • Key Management in IoT

Quantum & Post Quantum Cryptography

  • Code based Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
  • Lattice based Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

Quantum Cryptology:

  • QKD
  • Quantum Cryptanalysis


  • Privacy and Security for Wireless Technologies
  • Light weight cryptography for IoT
  • Pen-testing of Cellular and Smart devices.
  • Next generation wireless technologies (5G, SDN, NFV)
  • ML-based Prediction for 5G technology
  • Quantum based RADAR

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Large scale machine learning.
  • Deep learning for security analysis.
  • Multimodal Recognition/ generation system.
  • Vulnerability of Machine Learning Models

Computer & Network Security

  • Network Intrusion and their Detection and Prevention
  • Botnet Detection
  • Malware Analysis
  • Mobile Platform and Application Security
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Deep Packet Inspection 
  • Application Level Security
  • Social Engineering Application Analysis
  • Traffic Analysis of Mobile Applications

Block-chain Technology

  • Analysis of cryptographic techniques in Block chain technology.
  • Block chain framework for Data sharing in Decentralized storage systems
  • Full Stack development
  • Novel consensus methods
  • ZKP (Zero Knowledge Proof)
  • NFT & crypto tokens
  • IPFS based secure storage
  • DeFi and smart contracts