Aswani Kumar Cherukuri is a Professor (Higher Academic Grade) at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India. His research interests include information security and machine learning. Dr. Aswani Kumar earned the Young Scientist Fellowship from Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology and was awarded the Inspiring Teacher Award from The Indian Express (India’s leading English daily newspaper). He has worked on various research projects funded by the Government of India’s Department of Science and Technology, the Department of Atomic Energy, and the Ministry of Human Resources Development. Dr. Ch. Aswani Kumar has published more than 170 refereed research articles in various national/international journals and conferences and is an editorial board member for several international journals. He is a Senior Member and distinguished speaker of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Vice-Chair of the IEEE Taskforce on Educational Data Mining. He is a distinguished speaker of ACM. He served as Dean School of Information Technology and Engineering, VIT, Vellore.