Vinay Vachharajani

Sr. Lecturer
Ph.D. (Pursuing), MCA, M.Sc. (Mathematics), B.Ed.
Areas of interest
Natural Language Processing, Machine learning, Big data Analytics, Data Structure, Analysis of Algorithm, Numerical Analysis, Matrix Algebra and Graph Theory, Operations Research, Discrete Mathematics

Prof. Vinay Vachharajani is a senior faculty member in School of Computer Studies at Ahmedabad University. He received his first Master degree in Mathematics (M.Sc.) and the second Master degree in Computer Applications (MCA) from Gujarat University. He has more than 14 years of teaching experience at UG and PG level.

He has delivered lectures/expert talks at various organizations. He has authored one book titled "Numerical Analysis: A Programming Approach". His research interests include e-learning, Natural Language Processing, Technology for Education and Business Analytics. He has published/presented several research papers in prestigious national and international journals/conferences. He is a life member of Computer Society of India (CSI), Operation Research Society of India (ORSI) and Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) and member of IEEE and ACM. He was selected for M.T.T.S. (Mathematics Training And Talent Search Programme ,Level-2) organized by N.B.H.M.(National Board Of Higher Mathematics) at I.I.T., Chennai.


He has designed the course structures and curriculums for the various diploma and degree courses for different Universities.  He  was elected as a Managing Committee Member, Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad Chapter during 2009-2011, Hon. Treasurer during 2011 – 13 and Nomination Committee member during 2016 -17. Recently, he has been awarded “Significant Contribution Award” for the Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad Chapter.

His area of research is 'Automated Assessment of Use - Case Diagrams".

Book

  • V. Vachharajani, 'Numerical Analysis: A Programming Approach' , BPB Publication, ISBN: 978-81-8333-551-5, May 2017


Book Chapters

  • V. Vachharajani, S. Vasant, J. Pareek, 'Feasibility Study of Proposed Architecture for Automatic Assessment of Use Case Diagram', Book: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Publisher: Springer Singapore, Volume: 408, pp. 97 - 104, July 2015.  ISBN: 978-981-10-0129-1, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0129-1_11
  • S. Shah, S. Naik, V. Vachharajani, 'Child Growth Mentor – A Proposed Model for Effective Use of Mobile Application for  Better Growth of Child', Book: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Publisher: Springer Singapore, Volume: 409, pp. 153 - 159, July 2015.  ISBN: 978-981-10-0135-2, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0135-2_14


Journal Papers

  • V. Vachharajani,  J. Pareek, 'A proposed architecture for automated assessment of use case diagrams', International Journal of Computer Applications,  Volume:108, No. 4, pp. 35 - 40, 2014, ISBN: 973-93-80884-37-3, DOI: 10.5120/18902-0193


Conference Papers

  • V.Vachharajani, J.Pareek,  S. Gulabani, 'Effective Label Matching for Automatic Evaluation of Use - Case Diagrams', In the Proceedings of 4th  IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E, 2012), Hyderabad. IEEE Xplore. pp. 172 – 175, July 2012, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2173-0. DOI: 10.1109/T4E.2012.33
  • V.Vachharajani,J.Pareek, 'Use-Case Extractor: XML Parser for Automated Extraction and Storage of Use-Case Diagram' In the Proceedings of 1st IEEE International Conference on Engineering Education Innovative Practices and Future Trends (AICERA – 2012), Kerala. IEEE Xplore.  p.p. 1 – 5, July 2012,  ISBN: 978-1-4673-2267-6. DOI: 10.1109/AICERA.2012.6306714
  • V.Vachharajani, J.Pareek, 'Towards Evaluation of Use- Case Diagrams Using Shape Matching Approach', In the Proceedings of 1st CSI International and 5th National Conference on Education and Research (confer – 2012), Faridabad, January 2012, ISBN -978-81-909732-5-0

  • Basic Statistics and Mathematics (B.Com, BBA, iMBA)
  • Business Mathematics (B.Com, iMBA, iMCA)
  • Advanced Excel (Career Development Center,MBA)
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science (MCA)
  • Matrix Algebra and Graph Theory (MCA)
  • Scientific Computing (Computer Oriented Numerical Methods) (iMCA , MCA)
  • Theory of Computation (MCA)
  • Statistical Analysis (iMCA , MCA)
  • Decision Science (iMCA, MCA)
  • Scientific and Statistical Computing  (BCA)
  • Advanced Data Structure (BCA)
  • Advanced Computer Applications (Career Oriented Program, M.G. Science)
  • IT Tools (MCA)
  • Data Structures and Algorithms (BCA)
  • Research Methodology and Scientific Communications (MCA)
  • Mathematical Foundations for Computer Science  (BCA, MCA)
  • Operations Research (iMCA, MCA)

Awards/Honors

  • Bestowed with “Significant Contribution Award” in January, 2018 by Computer Society of India for the contribution in CSI Ahmedabad Chapter
  • Secured first rank in TYBSc in M.G.Science college and 5th rank in Gujarat University 
  • Secured Second rank in MSc (Mathematics Dept.) in Gujarat University 


Events Organised

  • National Level Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on “Statistical Analysis using R Programming” (As a part of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of Gujarat (GUJCOST)), at School of Computer Studies, Ahmedabad University, 7 - 12 March, 2016
  • State Level Workshop on "Research Methodology" at School of Computer Studies, Ahmedabad University, 20 - 22 January,2013


Conference/ STTP/FDP/Workshop Attended

  • Management Development Programme (MDP) on  “Multivariate Data Analysis” at Vinod Gupta School of Management,IIT,Kharagpur, 1 - 6 June, 2016
  • National Level Short Term Training Program (STTP) on “Statistical Analysis using R Programming” at School of Computer Studies, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, 7 - 12 March, 2016
  • UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Scientific Computing Methods Using SPSS and SCILAB at  Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad, 22 - 23 August, 2015
  • International Workshop on  “Statistics for Society” organized by International Statistical Institute’s Outreach Committee for South Asia jointly with Department of  Statistics, S.P.University, 4 - 6 April, 2015
  • UGC sponsored Short Term Course  on “Statistical Analysis” organized by S P University - Academic Staff College,Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat, 16 - 21 February, 2015
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Research Methodology" at Amrut Modi School of Management, Ahmedabad University,2-21 December, 2013
  • Fourth IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E, 2012) at IIIT, Hyderabad, 18 - 20 July, 2012
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP) on IBM Rational Software Architect (RSA) organized by Zensoft – IBM, 26 - 29 April,2011
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Software Testing and automation  Using IBM Rational Robot and Clear Quest organized by IBM, August, 2008
  • Faculty Training program (FDP) on “Object oriented analysis and design using UML with fundamentals of Rational Rose” organized by IBM, April, 2008
  • One month Summer School on "Mathematics Training And Talent Search Programme" (MTTS) ,Level-2 organized by National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM) at IIT, Chennai in 1997

 

Membership of  Professional Society/Organization

  • Life member of Operational Research Society of India (ORSI)
  • Life member of Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM)
  • Life member of Computer Society of India (CSI)
  • Life member of Gujarat Mathematical Association
  • Professional Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and IEEE Computer Society
  • Professional Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Nomination Committee Member in Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad chapter during 2016-17
  • Hon. Treasurer in Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad chapter during 2011-13
  • Managing Committee Member in Computer Society of India, Ahmedabad Chapter during 2009-11   

  • Delivered two sessions on “Univariate and Bivariate Analysis” at Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education, Govt. of Gujarat on 14th March, 2018
  • Delivered an expert talk on “R Software” at Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education, Govt. of Gujarat on 16th July, 2016
  • Conducted one day workshop on “Data Analysis Using Excel With Hands on Training on MS Excel 2007” for teaching and non teaching staff members of different colleges of Ahmedabad on 17th March, 2012
  • Conducted one day workshop on “Web Page Designing Using HTML5 and CSS3 for students of School of Computer Studies, Ahmedabad University on 16th April, 2012


Contact

G4,
School of Computer Studies,
A.G. Campus,
Post Box No. 4206,
Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009,
Gujarat, India.

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