Ankit Rajpal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science,
University of Delhi since November 2020. He has recently been awarded a patent
on a video watermarking tool developed for MPEG-4 AVC videos. He has done his
Ph.D. in the area of Image and Video Watermarking from the Department of
Computer Science, University of Delhi. His research interests include
image & video watermarking, machine learning, and Data Mining. He has published
three papers in reputed International journals in addition to six papers in
conference proceedings. In the year 2017, he was awarded a travel grant by the
Department of Science and Technology (DST) for presenting his work in International
Joint Conference on Neural Networks. He obtained his B.Sc. Honours and
M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Delhi securing the
second position in B.Sc. and fourth position in M.Sc. He possesses around 11
years of teaching experience at the Undergraduate level at Deen Dayal Upadhayaya
College (DDUC), University of Delhi (2011-20) and Royal Thimphu College, Thimphu,
Bhutan (2009-2011). He has been actively involved in the design of curriculum and
implementation guidelines for the teachers.
Ankit Rajpal constantly works towards improvement in his teaching skills.
He has successfully completed various faculty development programs and MOOCs.
He has been associated with the conduct of various workshops for computer science
teachers in schools. Apart from this, he has been actively involved in organizing
various workshops for students and teachers at DDUC. He has also served as a faculty
advisor of DDUC Codechef Chapter (2016-2020). His academic involvements do not prevent
him from taking up administrative responsibilities at his place of work.
Amongst other responsibilities, he has been actively associated with admissions
and design of prospectus for the students.