Mr. Chirag Thaker

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Professor
  • Qualification : B.E. (C.E.), M.E. (C.E.), Ph.D. (C.S.E.)
  • Experience : 19 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture, Artificial Intelligence

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Computer Sc. & Engg.) from Suresh Gyan Vihar University Jaipur Rajasthan in July 2013.
  • M.E. (Computer Engg.) from D.D. University, Nadiad with First Class (64.91 %) in 2005.
  • B.E. (Computer Engg.) from D.D. Institute of Technology, Nadiad with First Class in (60.67 %) in 1997

Work Experience

Current position:- 

  • Presently working as a Professor in Computer Engineering Department, at Government Engineering College, Rajkot since 11-10-2018.


Recent positions held:-

  • Asst. Prof. in Information Technologydepartment at L.D. Engineering Department , Ahmedabad since 29-12-2016 till 10-10-2018.
  • Asst.Prof.(IT) in Information Technology department at S.S. Engineering College Bhavnagar from 10-12-2013 to 28-12-2016.
  • Asst.Prof.(IT) in Computer Engineering Department at L.D. Engineering Department , Ahmedabad from 11-12-2009 to 9-12-2013.
  • Lecturer in Computer Engineering Department, Government Polytechnic, Gandhinagar (Gujarat) from 28-06-2000 (A.N.) to 10-12-2009.
  • Lecturer in Computer Engineering Department, D.D. Institute of Technology, Nadiad (Gujarat) from 01-07-1998 to 13-06-2000.

Course Taught

  • At S.S. Engineering College, Bhavnagar 

    • BE(CE and IT) Final Year Subjects :- 
      • Wireless Communication & Mobile Computing 
      • Service Oriented Computing 
      • Software Engineering 
    •  ME (CSE and IT) Subject:- 
      • Service Oriented Architecture 
      • Cloud & Grid Computing 
      • Web 2.0 & Semantic Web 
      • Ubiquitous Computing 
    •  Dissertation Research Guide to ME ( IT) Final year students. 

  • At L.D. Engineering College,Ahmedabad 

    • BE(CE and IT) Final Year Subjects :- 
      • Mobile Computing 
      • Advance Computing Technology(Cloud& Grid Computing)
      • Soft Computing & Neural Network 
    • ME (CSE and IT) Subject:- 
      • Service Oriented Architecture
      • Cloud Computing 
      • Embedded Systems 
      • Ubiquitous Computing 
      • Distributed Operating Systems 
      • Internet Technology 
    • Dissertation Research Guide to ME (CSE & IT) Final year students. 

  • At Government Polytechnic, Gandhinagar:- 

    • Diploma in (Computer Engineering and IT Engineering
      • Computer Network 
      • Operating Systems 
      • Computer Graphics and 
      • Data Structures

  •  At DDIT Nadiad:- 

    • Faculty to Final year BE and MCA students for subjects of Computer Graphics, Artificial Intelligence and Data Structures.
    • Project Guide to students of BE and MCA final year Member of Cultural Committee at the Institute.

Administrative Portfolios

SS Engineering College Bhavnagar

  • RUSA Coordinator at Institute Level for two years 
  • MIS Coordinator at Institute Level for two years 
  • Skill Development Coordinator at Institute Level for one year 
  • NBA Coordinator at IT Department for One year 
  • Smart India Hackathon 2017 Institute SPOC for One month
  • Web-Site Coordinator at Institute Level for One year

L.D. Engineering Department,Ahmedabad

  • Held the post of Nodal Officer at “Help Centre 623” for On-line Admission under ACPC 2009 at L D College of engineering for three consecutive years 2010, 2011 and 2012. o
  • Co-ordinator at Computer Department for ME (IT) programme.

Government Polytechnic,Gandhinagar

  • Held the post of Nodal Officer at “Help Centre 623” for On-line Admission under ACPC 2009 at Government Polytechnic Gandhinagar 
  • Served as a Process Champion in the CIIILP Project at Government Polytechnic Gandhinagar for three years
  • In charge head of Diploma in Information Technology at the Institute for three years 
  • In-charge Library Officer for three years 
  • GTU Co-ordinator at Institute from November 2008 to April 2009 

Awards

  • Best Research Paper Award in Category of “Knowledge Management and Artificial Intelligence” C. S. Thaker, ”Genetic Algorithm & Game of Othello” at NCIIRP 2006 at SRIMCA,Bardoli on 29-30 April 2006.  
  • Best Research Paper Award in Category of “Advanced Data Computing” C. S. Thaker and A.A.Desai, ”Turing Machine to Bio-informatics: A Novel Computing Voyage” at ENVISION 2007 at SVICS, Kadi on 6-7 October 2007.

Expert Lectures

  • Delivered Expert Talk on “Internet of Things: Research Opportunities and Engineering Developments at Two days Research Workshop at GEC Bhavnagar on 23rd August 2016.
  • Delivered Expert Lectures (Three sessions) on “Internet of Things’ and “Cloud Computing ” and “Internet Technology” at STTP at GEC Bhavnagar on 15th September 2015.
  • Delivered Expert Lectures (Three sessions) on “Big Data” and “Cloud Computing ” and “Internet Technology” at STTP at GEC Rajkot in 31st July 2015. 
  • Delivered Expert Talk (Two sessions) on How to Choose Right Dissertation Topic& Exploring Research Opportunities in SOA and Cloud Computing to MSC (IT) students of Semester 4 students on 10 January 2015at K.S. School of Business Management, Gujarat University in Even Term 2014.
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on “Cloud Computing ” and “Internet Technology” at K.S. School of Business Management, Gujarat University in Even Term 2014. 
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on “Big Data” and “Cloud Computing ” and “Internet Technology” at Refresher course at Rolwala Computer Centre at Gujarat University in 2012 ,2013 and 2014. 
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on Big Data Challenges at CTAE, MPUAT Udaipur in August 2013. 
  • Delivered Expert Lecture on “Android Application Development” Work shop at L.D. College of Engineering , Ahmedabad on 30th July 2011.
  • Delivered Expert Talk on “WiFi Tchnology” Work shop organized by SIG on WN,CSI at Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies on 18th September 2010.
  • Expert Lectures at a Short Term Training Programme on ‘Computer Based Teaching Material Development’ at Government Polytechnic Gandhinagar on 27-02-2006.
  • Expert Lecture on Computer Graphics at Engg. College Charotar Institute of Technology, Changa on 28-02-2006.
  • Expert Lectures on Communication Skills and Quality Consciousness & Quality Improvement during programme on “Entrepreneurship Development & Computer Hardware” organized by The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at Government Polytechnic Gandhinagar in May 2001.

Judged following events

  1. Judge at National Conference ‘ICT to IoT’ organized by SAL Technical Campus Ahmedabad on 20-01-2016. 
  2. Judge at Programming Competition ‘TechBug’ at ‘Techno Fiesta 2007’ organized by Gandhinagar Engg. College (Polytechnic Campus) ,Gandhinagar on 22-09-2007.
  3. Judge at Poster Competition at Gandhinagar Engg. College (Polytechnic Campus) ,Gandhinagar on 21-02-2006.
  4. Judge at Paper Presentation at Gandhinagar Engg. College (Polytechnic Campus ) Gandhinagar on 22-02-2006.
  5. Technical Judge at Paper Presentation at SPARXS 2006 at L D College of Engg ,Ahmedabad on 03-02-2006.
  6. Technical Judge at Paper Presentation at “Annant 2005” at Ahmedabad Institute of Technology ,Ahmedabad on 14-10-2005 

Books Published

  • Customized a book on Data & File Structures by Pearson Publication. 
  • Reviewed a book on Fundamentals of Information & Communication Technology for TMH Publication.