Prof. Dayanand Ambawade

Currently Pursuing Doctoral research studies at S.P.I.T research centre, Mumbai University
M.Tech (Communication) IIT, Bombay
B.E. (Electronics)

Area of Interest

My areas of interests are in network architecture, protocols and their performance analysis, traffic management. I am interested in security in general and statistical and anomaly analysis of network traffic to detect intrusions in particular. I am studying architecture and performance issues in integrated network defense mechanisms and Open Source Security Information Management (OSSIM).

Courses Taught

  • Computer Networking
  • Network Security
  • Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Security Management using Open Source Software


Installation of Linux Systems and Integrating with Windows Systems, Connecting Heterogeneous Networks with Samba, Setting up necessary network services (DNS, SQUID, LDAP, DHCP, FTP, Telnet, Apache/PHP, and Mail etc), Adding users to the Development Group Server with proper permissions, Writing Necessary Scripts for the Automation of taking Weekly and Daily Backups.

  • Network Configuration (Ethernet/Switches/Router/Firewall)
  • Hardening OS, Kernel Compilation
  • Server Installation, Configuration & Performance Tuning
  • Security Configuration and Optimization

Teaching experience in totality : 15 +years

Professional Affiliations

  • Recognized UG & PG Teacher of Mumbai University in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  •  Member of IEEE, Fellow of IETE, Life Member of ISTE.

Paper Publications

  1. Pooja Rajan Inamdar and Dayanand D. Ambawade, “Query Language Framework For Pre-silicon Debug” at the International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Computing and Communication Technology (iCATccT – 2015) 29 – 31 October 2015
  2. Roshani Shende and Dayanand Ambawade, “A Novel Approach for Detection of Hardware Trojan Using Side Channel Analysis” at Thirteenth IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communication Networks (WCON-2016)
  3. Mohsin Tamboli and Dayanand Ambawade, “Secure and Efficient CoAP Based Authentication and Access Control for Internet of Things (IoT)” at IEEE Recent Trends in Electronics, Information and Communication Technology (RTEICT-2016), IEEE Bangalore Section
  4. Ritesh Ramesh Warke and Dayanand Ambawade, “ Enhancing performance of security operations center by reducing alert size in heterogeneous intrusion detection systems” at 2016 International Conference on Innovations in information, Embedded and Communication Systems (ICIIECS)
  5. Rajkumar Waghmode, Rupali Gonsalves & Dayanand Ambawade, “Security Enhancement in Group Based Authentication for VANET”  at 2016 IEEE International Conference on Recent Trends in Electronics, Information & Communication Technology (RTEICT-2016)” on  20th -21st May, 2016
  6. Dayanand Ambawade, Pravin Kedar and J.W. Bakal, “Comprehensive Architecture For Correlation Analysis To Improve The Performance of Security Operation Center” at 4th International Conference on Innovations in Computer Science & Engineering (ICICSE-2016), Springer and CSI, Jul 22-23, 2016 Hyderabad, India.
  7. Salunke, A. ; Ambawade, D. “Dynamic Sequence Number Thresholding protocol for detection of blackhole attack in Wireless Sensor Network” at International Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology (ICCICT), 2015 DOI: 10.1109/ICCICT.2015.7045745, IEEE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
  8. Kapadia, K.N. ; Ambawade, D.D. “Congestion aware load balancing for multiradio Wireless Mesh Network” at International Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology (ICCICT), 2015, DOI: 10.1109/ICCICT.2015.7045750, IEEE CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
  9. Ulka Padwalkar and Dayanand Ambawade “MMRE-AOMDV based Energy Efficient (MAEE) Routing Protocol for WMSNs” at at International Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology (ICCICT), 2015
  10. P.S. Patil and Dayanand Ambawade, “Reducing power consumption of smart device by proper management of Wakelocks” at Advance Computing Conference (IACC), 2015 IEEE International Conference, page(s):883 – 88 DOI:10.1109/IADCC.2015.7154832
  11. S. S. Patkar and Dayanand Ambawade, “Secure 3GPP-WLAN authentication protocol based on EAP-AKA” at Advance Computing Conference (IACC), 2015 IEEE International conference, pages 1011 – 1016 DOI:10.1109/IADCC.2015.7154857
  12. Kanchan Naukudkar, Dayanand Ambawade and Dr. J. W. Bakal, “Enhancing Performance of Security Log Analysis using Correlation-Prediction Technique” at International Conference on ICT for Sustainable Development, Springer, Ahmedabad,India July,2015.
  13. Priyanka Malgi and Dyanand Ambawade, “APSAR:Anonymous Position Based Security Aware Routing Protocol for MANETs” at International Conference on Communication Technology” is published in ICCT proceedings, October 5, 2013.
  14. K. Kapadia and Dayanand Ambawade Load,  “Balancing  Techniques for Wireless Mesh Networks: A Review” at International Conference on Recent Trends in Computer and Electronics Engineering (ICRTCEE) on January,11 2014, Shah and Katchhi, Chembur Mumbai-400088.
  15. Vaibhav Kohli and Dayanand Ambawade, “Costing for Cloud users and Remediation for its Data Collection process by Pre-Recovery Mechanism Algorithm ”  at International Conference on Circuits, Systems,Communications and Information Technology Applications ( CSCITA 2014 IEEE), April 4-5, 2014.
  16. Abhijeet Salunke and Dayanand Ambawade, “Trust and Reputation Model overcoming Security Threats in Wireless Sensor Network” at International Conference on Recent Advances and Challenges in Engineering and Management April 3-4, 2014 (R A C E M -2014) ,Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Vidyalankar Marg, Wadala (East), Mumbai 400 037
  17. Nirav Patel and Dayanand Ambawade, “Approximation of Resource Provisioning cost in Cloud Computing using  algorithm with reduced scenario set” at ICC-2014 TECHNOVISION 2014, STES’s Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Pune 41, April 5-6 , 2014.
  18. Bhushan Choudhari, Prathmesh Gothankar, Dayanand Ambawade & et al, “Wireless Network Security using Dynamic Rule Generation of Firewall” in International  Conference on Communication, Information and Computing Technology (ICCICT-2012) at Mumbai, 2012.
  19. Pritesh Chandalia, Udaykumar Lokhande, Dayanand Ambawade et al. “Interference Analysis of IEEE 802.11n” in International  Conference on Communication, Information and Computing Technology (ICCICT-2012) at Mumbai, 2012.
  20. Srushtie Kaley and Dayanand Ambawade, “Mobile Radio Network Planning and Optimization” at International Conference (ICGTI-2012) at Mumbai, 2012.
  21. Dayanand Ambawade, Tejas Potdar  and Deepak Karia, “Statistical Tuning of Walfisch-Ikegami Model in Urban and Suburban Environments,” ams, pp.538-543, 2010 Fourth Asia International Conference on Mathematical/Analytical Modeling and Computer Simulation, 2010, Malaysia
  22. Ujwala Potdar, Dayanand Ambawade et al, “Real-Time Video Encryption for H.263 Videos” at  International Conference on Distributed Frameworks for Multimedia Applications (DFmA-2010), Indonesia.
  23. P. V. Kasambe, R. G. Sutar, and D. D. Ambawade, “Real-Time Heart Rate Variability Analysis Using Virtual Instrumentation” International Conference at VESIT, Mumbai 2009.
  24. Dayanand Ambawade and Prachi Gharpure, “Modeling and Simulation of Functional Extension for Network Switches in Network Simulator (ns-2)” IEEE-Colloquium and International Conference, Mumbai, Feb 2008.

Books Published

  • “Linux Lab: Hands-on Linux” by Dayanand Ambawade and Deven Shah, Wiley-Dreamtech Pubication, 2009.
  • “Advanced Computer Network” by Dayanand Ambawade  and Deven Shah , Wiley-Dreamtech Publication 2010.
  • “Linux Labs and Open Source Technologies” by Dayanand Ambawade and Deven Shah, Wiley-Dreamtech Publication 2014.

Awards & Honors

  • Incentive award for excellence in teaching (October 2010)
  • Recipient of 1st “Pradnyavant-2006” award of Swa. Dadasaheb Undalkar Smarak Samitee, Karad, Maharashtra,conferred upon me by former Hon. Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Justice P.B. Sawant .
  • Guest of Honor, National Information Technology Colloquium-2008 (NITC-08) at Sri Venketeshwara University, Tirupathi, A.P.
  • Best project guide award at “Mind’s Eye” A National Level Project Showcase & Competition, 16-17 April 2007.

Service to College/University

  • Head of Networking Core Team of Institute
  • Chairman of Forum of Electronics & Telecomm. Students (FETs).
  • Coordinator of DTE MBA/MMS/MCA Admission Process, 2004/2005
  • Secretary of National Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 2006 (NCBME-2006)
  • Expert Member, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) of Govt. of India
  • Expert Member, Staff Selection of Engineering Colleges.
  • Advisor to VES Polytechnic, Chembur, Mumbai.

Research and Consultancy Activities

  • Successfully completed funded project on “Security Visualization” of DST, Govt. of India. Fund Amount Rs.100000/-
  • Conducted a one-week workshop on “Linux Server, Network, Security Administration & Troubleshooting” at L&T (IT Division). Amount is Rs.96000/-
  • Project coordinator of Aakash R&D with IIT-B & NMEICT, MHRD, Government of India.

 Workshops/Refresher courses/Training programs/Seminars attended:

  • Two Week Course on “Networking: Theory to Practice” Organized by ISTE-Chapter of Fr. CRCE Bandra, 2003
  • One Week Course on “Induction Training Program” at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering, 1999.  Seminar on “Telecommunications” at Fr. Agnel I.T. Vashi, 2002.

Workshops/Refresher courses/Training programs/Seminars conducted as a resource person

  • Workshop on “GNU/LINUX” in SPACE 2003, Mumbai
  • Workshop on “GNU/LINUX” at Vivekanand College of Engineering, Chembur, 2004.
  • Conducting Certificate Courses on: “Linux System Administration & Networking” Unix/Linux OS Essentials (LCE-1) Linux System Administration (LCE-2) Linux Networking & Security Administration (LCE-3)
  • Delivered Seminar on “Wireless Transmission & Satellite systems” at Air Force Station, Kanheri hills, Thane on “World Telecom Day”, 2004.
  • Conducted Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Mobile Computing” at SPCE, 2004.
  • Conducted Seminar-cum-Workshop on “System Security” at SPCE, 2005.
  • Conducted One-Week STTP course on “Linux System, Server, Network & Security Administration” at St. Francis IT. Mumbai, Dec, 2005.
  • Conducted Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Open Source Security Tools & Management” at ISTE-STTP on “OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE” -2006, K.J. Somaiya Engineering College, Vidyavihar, Mumbai.
  • Conducted Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Open Source Security Tools & Management” at NIMMIT-2006, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai.
  • Conducted Two-Day Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Hands-on Computer Networking” at ISTE-STTP, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai, June 11 & 12, 2006.
  • Conduced One-Day Seminar-cum-Workshop on “WLAN Security” at ISTE-STTP Course, D.J. Sanghavi COE, Electronics Engg. Mumbai, Dec, 18, 2007.
  • Delivered Seminar on “Wireless Networks Security (WLAN, GSM, CDMA, Bluetooth Security)” ISTE-STTP Course D.J. Sanghavi COE, Computer Dept. Mumbai Jan, 11, 2008.
  • Delivered keynote address on “Challenges of Information Security from Technological Viewpoint” at National Information Technology Colloquium (NITC-2008) at SRI Venketeshwara University, Tirupathi, A.P. on March 6, 2008.
  • Conducted Seminar-cum-live-demo on “Experimental Networking” at Atharva College of Engineering, Mumbai on April 3, 2008.
  • Conducted 6-days Hands-on Workshop on “Linux System, Network, Security Administration and Customization” on June 6-11, 2009.
  • Delivered Seminar on “Challenges of Information Security from Technological Viewpoint” at Thakur College of Engineering & Technology, Kandivali Mumbai on Dec 19,2008
  • Conducted “Hands-On Workshop on Information Security” at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai on Jan 24 & 25, 2009.
  • Corporate Training on “Linux System, Network and Security administration” as at L&T Info. Tech. on Feb 23-27,2009
  • Conducted 48-Hours Certificate Course on “Linux System, Network and Security Administration” on March-Apr,2009
  • Conducted course on “Cloud: How to make Private cloud” at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai 2010.
  • Conducted one-day Workshop on “NS2- Network Simulator” at D.J. Sanghavi COE,  Vile-Parle Mumbai. 2010.
  • Delivered expert talk on “Wireless Network” at K.C. COE, on 28th Jan, 2011 in Orientation Program for staff members.
  • Conducted workshop on “Network Security Issues” at ICWET International Conference, TCET, Kandivali, Mumbai. 2011
  • Conducted Seminar-cum-Workshop on “Wireless Security (WLAN, GSM and 3G)” at NMMIS, Mukesh Patel IT, Vile Parle 2011.
  • Conducted seminar-cum-workshop on “WLAN Implementation and Security” at Xavier College of Engineering at Mahim, Mumbai 2011.
  • Conducted seminar-cum-workshop on “NS-2” at Fr. Angel College of Engineering at Bandra, Mumbai 2011.
  • Conducted seminar-cum-workshop on “IDS/IPS” at MIT COE, Pune, 2011.
  • Conducted a two-week graded ISTE-STTP on “Computer Communication Networks with Lab Exercises” November-December, 2011.
  • Conducted seminar-cum-workshop on “Network Security using Open Source Tools” at ICWET-2012, TCET, Kandivali, Mumbai, 2012.
  • Conducted Two-Day Workshop on “NS-2” at Fr. Angel College of Engineering at Bandra, Mumbai May, 2012.
  • Two-Day Workshop on “Hands-on -Information Security and Ethical Hacking” at S.P.T.T. on 7th and 8th September,2013.
  • One-Day Workshop on “Wireless Network Security” at S.I.E.S Engineering and Technology, Nerul, Navi-Mumbai on 27th November, 2013.
  • Two-Day Workshop on “Hands-on Lab-Network Simulator NS-2” at S.P.I.T. on 5th and 12th February,2014.
  • Workshop on “Open Source Technologies” at FRCCOE, Vashi on 7th and 8th July 2014.
  • Two-Day Workshop Conductd on “Linux System/Network/Server and Security Administration” at R.A.I.T. Nerul Navi Mumbai
  • Two-Day Workshop on “Network Programming Laboratory” at Xavier Institute of Engineering, 5 and 6th January,2015
  • Two-Day Workshop on “Open Source Security  and Web Security” at Xavier Institute of Engineering on 2nd  and 3rd Feb, 2015.
  • One-Day Workshop on “Hands-On Computer Communication Networks” at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology Mumbai 7th February,2015.
  • Two-Day Workshop on  “System and Network Attack Laboratory” at Fr. C.R. COE, Bandra on 13th and 14th February,2015
  • One-Day Workshop on “WLAN Security and NS-2” at  on Wireless Network and Cognitive Radio, 9th March to 13th March 2015, V.J.T.I. Mumbai
  • A Two-Day Hands-on Workshop on “Ethical Hacking and Network Defenses” at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai on 14th and 15th March,2015

Innovative teaching strategies adopted to improve the teaching-learning process:


  • Developed Linux Networking Lab.
  • Developed Information Security Lab.
  • Developed Mobile Computing Lab.
  • Developed College Network.
  • Developed Network Management Lab.

Major Assignments

  • Worked on major Networking Design, OS/Server Installation and Configuration
  • Network Configuration (Ethernet/Switches/Router/Firewall)
  • Hardening OS, Kernel Compilation
  • Server Installation, Configuration & Performance Tuning
  • Security Configuration and Optimization

System Software Exposure

Expertise in mainly in Networking and Security and Server Solutions through integration of  Open Source Software and Utilities.

  • Security  Tools: Tripwire, TCPWrappers, SSH, , iptables Firewall , Snort IDS, Nessus     Vulnerability Assessment, PGP, Rootkits, ZoneAlarm, DansGauardian     etc.
  • Security Management: OSSIM, GFILanguard and ManageEngineetc.
  • Network Monitoring:  Ethereal, Ntop, Tcpdump, Nagios, Etherape etc.
  • Installation: Special procedures (Network, Custom, Kickstart, Automate)
  • Backup: Tar, ISO making, MD5 etc.
  • Networking: NIS, NIS+, NFS, SQUID, LDAP, DNS, FTP Ethernet, Send Mail,
    Qmail Apache/PHP/MySql, IIS, SAMBA   etc.
  • Networking H/W:   Cisco Routers & PIX Firewall Setting, Wireless Router/APs
  • Protocols: TCP, IP, ARP, DHCP, SMTP, HTTP, FTP, TELNET etc.
  • Web/App Servers: Apache/PHP/Mysql, Squid Web Proxy Server, MySQL etc.
  • Software Applications: Open Office, MSOffice, XV, Gnuplot, Latex, Lyx,
  • Wireless Tools: NetStumbler, Kismet, AirSnort and Airdefence etc.
  • Network Simulators: NS-2, OMNet++ and OPNET etc.
  • Forensics Tools: Incidence Handling, Building Response, FIRE LiveCD, Autopsy etc.
  • Log Analysis: Centralised log server (syslog-ng), webalizer and SARG etc.
  • Network Management Tools: Nagios, Icinga, Cacti, OpenNMS, OpManager etc.

Contact Information

Extension: 381
Room No. 507, 5th Floor, Electronics & Telecommunication Department ,
Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Andheri(W), Mumbai 400058.