Dr. Vikash Yadav is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at ABES Engineering College Ghaziabad. He belongs to Kanpur Nagar district. His father Sh. Pratap Singh Yadav & Elder brother Sh. Prakash Yadav, by profession, is Lawyer in Kanpur Nagar Court. His mother is a house wife.
2. Why you have chosen this field of specialty?
I completed my B. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering in year 2009, at that time the computer/software industry were facing a huge recession and that time there were no jobs for the fresher’s. Then I joined an engineering college as a lecturer. While working as a lecturer over there, I started realizing the role of teachers in the nation-building particularly by ensuring natural justice and equity as per merit amongst every section of the large community of students, which generate my interest towards teaching field.
3. What is your professional experience as in your profession?
As stated above, I started my career as Lecturer in Computer Science & Engineering at J. S. Institute of Management & Technology, Shikohabad in July 2009 & worked till 2011. In 2013 I worked in Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Engineering College of Information Technology (Presently Rajkiya Engineering College), Bijnor which that time was running in HBTI Kanpur campus as a guest lecturer & worked for one year. After that I joined Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (Now Harcourt Butler Technical University) Kanpur as a Teacher Fellow (Research Scholar). After completion of my Ph.D work in year 2017, I worked as a guest lecturer in the department of Computer Science & Engineering, HBTU Kanpur & serve for one year till May 2018. Currently I am working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at ABES Engineering College Ghaziabad Since June 2018.
4. Please share your journey of life till now.
I belong from Kanpur Nagar where I did my primary education. High School from Prakash Vidya Mandir, Dabauli, Kanpur & Intermediate from Nand Lal Khanna Inter College, Vishnupuri Kanpur subsequently in year 2002 & 2004. Then I got admission in B. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering stream at Dr. AITH Kanpur in 2005 and completed the degree in 2009. I did my M.Tech. (Software Engineering) degree from MNNIT Allahabad in 2013 and Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (Formerly U. P. Technical University), Lucknow in 2017. For the last about 8 years (since 2009), I am serving in the area of Computer Science & Engineering with my full capacity.
5. What is your planning about the future?
I would like to work with postgraduate and doctoral students, more involvement in research and working on new research areas aimed at enhanced learning of UG students.
6.Your way of handling emergencies and the workload:
I am a person of a cool head having patience and positive thinking. I follow my inner conscious and act with a rational mindset. This gives me enough courage and capability to handle emergencies and the workload.
7. What is your routine on a daily basis?
On a working day I get up at 6:00 AM in the morning and after completing the mandatory routine work I do preparations for my daily engagements. I take breakfast at about 8:00 AM and leave for the office. I come back home in the evening at around 5.00 PM, have some rest. At about 8:00 PM, I have dinner & then work on my academics & used to prepare my next day lectures and finally go to bed at around 12:00 PM. On holidays, I usually getup late in the morning and complete the pending works.
8. Do you have any weakness or strength?
I have strengths like sincerity, hard work and punctuality. Sometimes these of my strengths became my weakness too when I expect the same things from my fellow colleagues & they let me down.
9. What are your achievements till date?
Since it is still early days in my career, I completed my Doctorate degree at the age of 30 & since then published around 30 research papers in various International/National journals & conference proceedings & guided various B.Tech/MCA theses. I also serve as a Member of the Editorial Board in one International Journal & Reviewer of various SCI/SCOPUS International journals & conferences. I have been a Life Member of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG) & Computer Society of India (CSI).
10. What is your ability to face the challenges both professional and personal?
I understand the challenge, analyze possible implications, don’t hesitate to take advice from trusted ones and take appropriate decisions on your own.
11. Is this your dream job?
I always willing to meet new people, sharing ideas & learn new things from anyone. Teaching gives me the platform to do the same where I can share my knowledge & also have the new ideas of young ones. So Yes this is my dream job.
12. As your profession does you have any preferences?
Yes, My preference is to help & spent more time with more academically needy students & bring them in the main stream. On the same time also enjoying the work. I always make sure that no one should get harmed by me in any circumstances.
13. What is one of your key message/advice to fellow Yaduvanshis?
Though these are the early days in my career, my message to fellow Yaduvanshis and others concerned is to always stay connected & help each other as much as you can. Your small help can make anyone’s career.
14. Your contact details including email.
Dr. Vikash Yadav H. No. - 2/465 Nawabganj Kanpur Nagar U.P- 208002 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 9369050289