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Pranay Kapoor

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I am currently pursuing Master of Applied Science - Information Systems Security at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. I am engaged in related research under the supervision of Professor Mohammad Mannan and Professor Amr Youssef.

  • Email: pranaykapoor1999@gmail.com
  • Phone: +91 9137075907

I graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, with Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree, Advanced Standing in 2020. I am a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE). I have interned with CLSA Hong Kong, developing FICC applications for stock trading and earlier with Logistics and Supply Chain Multitech (LSCM) R&D Centre, Hong Kong on penetration testing for smart devices.



Master of Applied Science (MASc) - Information Systems Security

2020 - present

Concordia University,
Montreal, Canada

  • CGPA 4.3 (A+) out of 4.3 (Fall 2020)
  • Under supervision of Professor Mannan and Professor Youssef.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Computer Engineering

2016 - 2020

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

  • CGPA 3.2 on a scale of 4.0 (Course completed in 7 semesters, Advanced Standing, Second Class Honours)
  • Member of Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE) since 2018
  • Awarded “1974 Alumni” Scholarship by New Asia College, CUHK for excellent academics


  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Udemy
  • The Complete Python Masterclass Udemy

Professional Experience

Summer Intern - IT

June - August 2019

CLSA Hong Kong Holdings Limited,
Hong Kong

  • Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) technology Web Application development for sales workflow
  • Used Angular to design UI and Spring Boot for enhanced back-end development of web app Eagle
  • Introduced new technologies, namely Apache Ignite and WebSocket for real-time server data processing

Summer Intern - IT

June - August 2018

Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech Centre Limited (LSCM),
Hong Kong

  • Security analysis of Internet of Things (IoT) devices e.g. smartplug and smartlock, operating on Bluetooth low energy
  • Set up and managed the Ubuntu Linux testbed server and ensured remote access using TeamViewer
  • Performed penetration tests and integrated various security methodologies


Programming Languages

C/C++ - Python

Linux Shell Programming

ARM microcontroller Assembly language - VHDL - Verilog

JavaScript - HTML and CSS - AngularJS

Operating Systems





Hindi (Native)

English (IELTS Academic overall band score = 8.0 - October 2019)

French (Beginner)

Other related skills

Arduino board programming


Sensors and PWM controllers

Ubertooth one




Selected Projects

Smart Home Automation system

  • Designed a Smart Home system having electronic and mechanical devices controlled and monitored using sensors
  • Used Arduino Uno board, Arduino IDE coding, smartphone control and Bluetooth communication

Cinque Terre

Greedy Snake Game on FPGA

  • Implemented Greedy Snake video game with Xilinx Digilent ZedBoard Zynq-7000 ARM/FPGA SoC Board and Verilog
  • Software modules based on AMR7 processor, with several IP cores such as joystick controller, PWM signal generator

Cinque Terre

Web Application Development

  • Designed and developed a Web application for financial tracking as Software Engineering coursework with HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Used Angular to design UI and Spring Boot for enhanced back-end development of web app Eagle
  • Developed my professional website
  • Cinque Terre

Autonomous Robot

  • Assembled and programmed 32-bit ARM7 microcontroller (widely used in smart devices) based Robot using assembly language in the course Embedded Systems
  • Modules integrated with Tiva C Series TM4C123G LaunchPad Board. Source code written in C language

Cinque Terre