Dr. Chhavi Rana Balhara directs the Computer Science Engineering Department at University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak in Haryana, India. She is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science Engineering. Dr. Chhavi is currently researching in the area of  Machine learning, Big Data, Data Analytics and aspires to connect it with the Sustainable Development. She holds a Ph.D. from NIT, Kurukshetra, India, an Institute of National Importance accredited by Government of India and has been serving at Maharshi Dayanand University, Haryana in India since 2007. She is also Head of the Internet Technology and Development group at the Internet Technology and Development Lab.

Dr. Chhavi Rana Balhara has an experience of over 10 years teaching Data Mining and Web Development subjects at various engineering Institutes.  She have been interested in area of Data Mining research from the past 8 years attending around 25 conferences and presenting papers related to this field. Also she has published 30 papers in reputed journals such as Springer and Elsevier. Besides Data mining, her research interests also include information management, Information Retrieval and ICT. She has supervised 20 M.Tech thesis and currently supervising 4 M.Tech thesis and 4 Ph.D students. She also won twice DST Travel grant to present paper in USA and Spain as well as TEQUIP World bank Travel grant to present paper in University of Sydney, Australia. She has also been reviewer on  IEEE Transaction’s on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, Artificial Intelligence Review, Springer as well as Inderscience Publishers.She has also published 4 books on her research work.