Dr. Anirban Sengupta, Ph.D., IEEE Senior Member
Assistant Professor
(appointment approved for Associate Professor)
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society




Editor-in-Chief of IEEE VLSI Circuits & Systems Letter,





IEEE Computer Society Technical Comittee on VLSI
Executive Committee, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on VLSI
'Sir Visvesvaraya' Faculty Research Fellow (Awarded by MeitY)
Research Lab in-charge: CAD for Consumer Electronics Security & Reliability
Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) Indore


My Strength



Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Acknowledgement in Scientific Community
(Top 50 Popular Articles from IEEE)

Public Lectures in IEEE Society

Research Supervision

IEEE Conference Chairmanship


Sponsored Projects and External Funding


Professional Services

International Travel Awards



Dr. Anirban Sengupta is working as Asst. Professor (Associate Professor Appointment approved) in the Discipline of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) Indore, here he directs the research lab on ‘CAD for Consumer Electronics Device Security & Reliability’. He holds a Ph.D. & M.A.Sc in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto (Canada) and is a registered Professional Engineer of Ontario (P.Eng.).

He has been an active researcher with strong publications in the emerging areas of ‘Hardware Security’, ‘IP Core Protection’, ‘Privacy and Digital Rights Management for Electronics Devices’, ‘Forensic Engineering for Security’. He has been awarded prestigious IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (Renowned DL of IEEE CE​ ​Society) by IEEE Consumer Electronics Society in 2017. His research achievements have received wide media coverage as IET International News , United Kingdom in December 2017 issue of IET Member News periodical (Vol.9, Issue 46, pp.5). He has been awarded "Outstanding Associate Editor" Award from IEEE TCVLSI Letter Editorial Board, IEEE Computer Society in Sep 2017. He has been inducted into the Executive Committee of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on VLSI in Oct 2017. He is recipient of 'Sir Visvesvaraya Faculty Research Fellow' by Ministry of Electronics & IT.

He has 133 Publications & Patents with bulk of them in IEEE and IET. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of IEEE VLSI Circuits & Systems Letter of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on VLSI. He also currently serves in several Editorial positions as Senior Editor, Associate Editor, Editor and Guest Editor of several IEEE Transactions/Journals, IET and Elsevier Journals including IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (TAES), IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, IEEE Access Journal, IET Journal on Computer & Digital Techniques, Elsevier Microelectronics Journal, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, IEEE VLSI Circuits & Systems Letter. He further serves as Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, IET Computers and Digital Techniques and IEEE Access Journals. He is the Technical Program Chair of 36th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) 2018 in Las Vegas, 15th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT) 2016, 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Nanoelectronic and Information Systems (iNIS) 2017 and 2019 IEEE International Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) in Florida. Several of his IEEE publications have appeared in 'Top 50 Most Popular Articles' from IEEE Periodicals. His Patents have been cited in various industry patents such as IBM Corporation, Siemens, Qualcomm and STC University of Mexico.

He has supervised around 15 candidates including several Ph.D. candidates all of whom are/were placed in academia and industry. He has successfully commissioned special issues on ‘Hardware Security, Privacy, IP protection’ in IEEE TVLSI, IET CDT, IEEE Access as well as IEEE CEM which have received wonderful response from scientific community. Further due to high quality special issue in IEEE Access Journal in 2016, He has also been conferred award from IEEE Access for his outstanding contribution.

He is also recipient of ‘Best Research Paper Award 2017’ by Indian Institute of Technology Indore. He has been awarded highest rating ‘Excellent’ by expert committee of Department of Science & Technology (DST) based on the performance (output) in externally funded project in 2017. His research ideas have been awarded competitive funding by various prestigious agencies such as Department of Science & Technology (DST), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Department of Electronics & IT (DEITY). He holds an external affiliation as 'Honorary Chief Scientist' at VividSparks IT Solutions Pvt Ltd, besides his regular affiliation at IIT-I. His research interest includes Design Space Exploration for Hardware Accelerators, High Level Synthesis, Fault Secured High Level Synthesis, Trojan Security Aware HLS, Hardware Trust in High Level Synthesis, IP core Protection during HLS. His research/sponsored projects are supported by industries such as Intel Corporation and VividSparks IT Solutions.

Research Funded and Supported by:

Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB),
Department of Science and Technology (DST)
Govt. of India

Council of Industrial & Scientific Research (CSIR) -EMR Division

​Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEitY)
Govt. of India

VividSparks IT Solutions Pvt Ltd

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore