Vikrant is a part of the Telecom and Mobile Research group in IRL. His current research work focuses on enterprise level Mobile Security, automated testing framework for mobile applications, context aware services for mobile/smartphones etc.
Vikrant graduated from the Department of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, U.S.A. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Dual-Specialization) in Marketing Management and International Business Management from Symbiosis.
Prior to joining IRL, he was a Mobile Researcher working under Dr.Zary Segall at the Center for Convergent Design, UMBC. His research work focused on usability and user experience of smart phones. He worked in collaboration with the Mobile Service Lab at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.
In the past, he was a part of TATA Consultancy Services - Retail Innovation Lab where he worked in a research team on building next-generation solutions for the retail industry. Prior to that, he was a Research Associate in the Mobile Computing Laboratory of TIFAC-CORE in Pervasive Computing technologies where he worked on building intuitive language interfaces for mobile phones