Dinesh A. Zende completed his graduation and postgraduation from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Dinesh has 13 years of teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Dinesh received a Summer Faculty Research Fellowship from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2015. He is the principal investigator for a research project Spyware detection using data mining and machine learning approach, and co-investigator for a research proposal on Automatic counting of silkworm eggs using Image Processing selected by University of Pune and received the grant of 2.3 Lac rupees.
Dinesh has coordinated an ISTE workshop on Cyber Security organized by MHRD and IIT Bombay at VPCOE, Baramati. Dinesh has received Certificate of Excellence for outstanding performance in workshop on Software Development for Engineers and Scientists organized by MHRD and IIT, Bombay. He has attended many Summer/Winter Schools at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur.
He has worked at various capacities viz, Chairman of Vigilance Squad (University of Pune), University Examination Coordinator, Asst. ARC Coordinator, Dy. Management Representative for ISO 9001:2008, Mentor for Verismo-2008 (National Level Technical Symposium). He has worked as co-convener for the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence at VPCOE, Baramati in 2007. He has also contributed in designing syllabus for various subjects of Information Technology for University of Pune. Dinesh has handled various responsibilities in curricular activities.
He has worked as technical reviewer for IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (CHUSER 2012). He has worked as Teaching Assistant for a workshop on Database Management Systems organized by MHRD and IIT, Bombay.
He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Computer Society of India (CSI) and Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
He is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology from August 2002. Currently he is looking after Training and Placement Cell of Vidya Pratishthan’s Collge of Engineering, Baramati.
• Spyware Solution: Detection of Spyware by Data Mining and Machine Learning Technique co-authored with Prof. M. K. Chavan, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology (ICARET 2013), Andhra Pradesh, India (February 2013)
• Binary Image Authentication using Zigzag ordering of Watermark in an International conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology, organized by SVKM, Mumbai and NMIMS, Mumbai (January 2013)