Dr. Susmita Mandal


e-mail : msusmita(at)idrbt(dot)ac(dot)in

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph. D. in Computer Science and Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in 2018
  • M. Tech. in Information Security and Computer Forensics from SRM University, Chennai in 2012
  • B. Tech. in Information Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad in 2009.

Research Interests

  • Non-Interactive Key Exchange
  • Financial Cryptography
  • Group Communication
  • Authentication

Professional Experience

  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Marwadi Education Foundation Group of Institutions, Gujarat from July 2012 to December 2013
  • Worked as Guest Lecturer in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Andaman and Nicobar Islands from July 2009 to November 2009.


  • NIT Rourkela Institute Fellowship for Ph. D. from January 2014 to January 2018
  • Scholarship for attending IACR-SEAMS School "Cryptography: Foundations and New Directions" (CRYPTO-SCHOOL2016) from Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 27–December 4, 2016.

Recent Publications

  • Journals
    • Susmita Mandal, Sujata Mohanty, and Banshidhar Majhi. "Design of electronic payment system based on authenticated key exchange." Electronic Commerce Research 18.2 (2018): 359-388
    • Susmita Mandal, Sujata Mohanty, and Banshidhar Majhi. "Cryptanalysis and enhancement of an anonymous self-certified key exchange protocol." Wireless Personal Communications 99.2 (2018): 863-891
    • Susmita Mandal. "A review on secured money transaction with fingerprint technique in ATM system." arXiv preprint arXiv:1307.8043 (2013).
  • Conferences
    • Susmita Mandal, Sujata Mohanty, and Banshidhar Majhi. "Universally verifiable certificateless signcryption scheme for MANET." Proceedings of the International Conference on Microelectronics, Computing & Communication Systems. Springer, Singapore, 2018
    • Susmita Mandal, Sujata Mohanty, and Banshidhar Majhi. "An ID-based non-interactive deniable authentication protocol based on ECC." Proceedings of the 2017 the 7th International Conference on Communication and Network Security. ACM, 2017
    • Susmita Mandal, and Sujata Mohanty. "Multi-party key-exchange with perfect forward secrecy." IEEE International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT), 2014.

Ph.D. Guidance

  • Sravan S S, Certificateless Key Exchange in IoT Enabled Wireless Communication, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli. In progress since 2020

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