Dr Rita Chhikara

Associate Professor

PhD NCU, Gurugram
MTech(Computer Science)
BE (Computer Science)


Dr. Rita Chhikara joined NCU on 05 July 2011 as Assistant Professor in the Department of CSE. She has an excellent teaching experience of more than 20 years in various esteemed institutions. She is B.Tech from Pune University, received M.tech CSE degree from Punjab Technical University. MBA IT from Sikkim and Manipal University and has completed her PhD from The Northcap University (NCU) in Data Mining. She has completed a project titled ‘Neural Network based Steganalysis’ funded by the Department of Science and Technology and is currently working on project titled ‘Detecting Dementia using Deep Neural Network’ funded by DST, CSRI. Her current areas of research include Data Mining, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Image Processing and Deep Learning. She has guided around 20 B.Tech projects, 12 M.Tech thesis and currently guiding 5 PhD Scholars. She has Published 35 Papers in peer reviewed International Journals with good indexing and reputed national/international conference proceedings. She has chaired a session at IEEE conference, ISMS Malaysia 2015 and received excellent paper award for research work presented at ICCI-SEM-2019, Singapore. She is recipient of ‘Teaching and Research Excellence National Award’.  Optum Technologies had invited her to deliver a talk on emerging technology of Machine Learning in TedEd 2018. She is member of ISTE, ACM, IEEE and IET.