V.K. PACHGHARE is Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, College of Engineering, Pune (An autonomous institute of Government of Maharashtra).
He has a teaching experience of 28 years. He has published the books on Cloud Computing and Computer Graphics and has over 37 research publications in various international journals and conferences. He is a member of Board of studies in Computer Engineering / Information Technology of a number of Autonomous Institutes. His area of research is network security and he is an Investigator for the Information Security Education and Awareness [ISEA] Project, Ministry of Information Technology, Govt. of India. He was a Principal Investigator for a research project "Wireless IDS", sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi. He delivered lectures on recent and state of the art topics in Computer Engineering and Information Technology as a guest speaker.