[Ashish Agarwala]

Albany, NY. (518) 662-3014. aagarwala@albany.edu

Hi, I am a PhD Computer Science student, at University at Albany, SUNY, ALPS Lab.
Researching on Secure Data Deduplication under the supervision of Dr. Pradeep Atrey.


Programmer Analyst Trainee

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Worked on the Payment Settlement and Order Management to ensure serives using ILE RPG and CL on IBM AS/400 Midrange Systems.

May 2011 - Dec 2012

Summer - Student Intern

New York State Office of ITS

Worked as a student assistant to help with a scientific team to plan and execute a Big Data proof of concept project.

June 2014 - August 2014


ALPS LAB, College of Engineering and Applied Scineces, University at Albany, SUNY

PhD in Computer Sceince
Secure Data Deduplication
Jan 2013 till present


Programming Languages & Tools
Web Technologies: HTML, JSP, PHP, Servlet

Programming: OOP, Java (J2SE, Spring, Jersey, Servlets, JSP), C, C++

Scripting Languages: Python, PHP, JSP, Shell, MySQL Server, SQL (queries, stored procedures, triggers, etc.), Oracle database(PL/SQL)

Software Development Tools and Technologies: AWS (EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, S3), Linux Platform, Windows Platform, Selenium, JUnit, Eclipse I`DE, Netbeans, IBM Rational Rose, RRL, Hadoop, Apache, Cloudera, Lucene, TREC, HortonWorks, Oracle VirtualBoxBrackets,

Research Interest

Secure Data Deduplication: Researching on secure deduplication of data on the cloud computing environment where my focus is on the security aspects of MLE based cryptographic protocols, along with the applications of the protocols on multimedia data like images and videos.


A. Agarwala, P. Singh, and P. K. Atrey. Client Side Secure Image Deduplication Using DICE Protocol. IEEE MIPR 2018.

A. Agarwala, P. Singh, and P. K. Atrey. DICE: A Dual Integrity Convergent Encryption Protocol for Client Side Secure Data Deduplication. IEEE SMC 2017.

A. Agarwala, R. Saravanan. A Public Key Cryptosystem Based on Number Theory. IEEE RACSS 2011.