Faculty of Computer Studies

Introduction to Faculty of Computer Studies:

Faculty of Computer Studies at the Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is committed to excel in research, teaching and consultancy. The research activities at Faculty of Computer Studies are strongly focused in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Cyber Security, Geoinformatics and IT Applications. The programmes under the Faculty of Computer Studies are related to IT and IT enabled domains with focus on: understanding the fundamental principles, experiential learning, promoting scientific curiosity, supporting students in developing an understanding of research and thereby life-long learning.

Constituent Institutes offering the Ph D Programme under the Faculty of Computer Studies

  • Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), Pune
  • and Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG), Pune

Focus Areas of the Faculty of Computer Studies:

Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Deep learning, Computer Vision, Quantum Computing, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Text Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Information Security, Cyber Security, Secured Networks, Enterprise Resource Management, E-Business Models, Supply chain and IT, IT Project and Risk Management, IT Software Engineering, Medical Image Analysis, Remote Sensing, Spatial Data Analysis, Geoinformatics, Satellite Image Processing, Geospatial Technology, Water Resource Management and Climate Modelling, etc.

Specialized Laboratories/ Facilities for Conduct of Research at the Faculty of Computer Studies:

Sitting Cubicles for JRF’s, Access to Library, Online access to Research databases, Fully equipped Labs with relevant research software, etc.

Dean’s Profile:

Dr. Dhanya Pramod is a post graduate in Computer Science from Pondicherry central university and completed her doctoral degree from Symbiosis International University. She has a strong academic foundation and was the First Rank holder of University at undergraduate level and Gold medallist at post graduate level. Dr. Dhanya also holds a master’s degree in Management. She pursued multiple job portfolios with blend of experience including industry, research, academics and administration. The experience with Wipro Technologies R&D division gave her good exposure to research in the areas of network protocols and security. Her interest in networks, application security and aspect-oriented programming further led to research and award of the doctoral degree for her thesis in web application security. She has published papers in several referred/indexed journals including SCOPUS and conferences of international repute. She is also editorial board member and reviewer of reputed journals. Her expertise includes Information Security Management and Data science. She has co-authored and published case studies in IT and Management in Case Centre (ECCH) and PMI. She has also received research grants from Pune University, Symbiosis International University and PMI. She was a member of PMI and her current professional association includes ISACA (Academic Advocate- Student chapter) and IACSIT Singapore (senior member).


Symbiosis Centre for Research and Innovation (SCRI),

Research & Developement cell,

Symbiosis International (Deemed University),

6th Floor of Symbiosis Institute of Technology,

Hill-base, Gram. Lavale, District Pune - 412115, India

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