I am a researcher at the Laboratory of Security Engineering for Future Computing(SEFCOM) at Arizona State University. I am also working towards my PhD under the supervision of Dr. Yan Shoshitaishvili. I play CTFs with Shellphish and Pwndevils.


  • Binary analysis
  • Reverse engineering


  • PhD in Computer Science, ongoing

    Arizona State University

  • M.Sc in Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems, 2017

    VU University, Amsterdam

  • M.Tech in Cybersecurity Systems and Networks, 2016

    Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, 2012

    Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham



PhD in Computer Science


Jan 2019 – Present Arizona, USA

Assistant Professor

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Sep 2016 – Dec 2018 Kerala, India
Taught undergraduate and graduate level CS and computer security courses

M.Sc Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems

VU University

Sep 2014 – Feb 2017 Amsterdam, Netherlands

M.Tech Cybersecurity Systems and Networks

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Jul 2013 – Jul 2016 Kerala, India

Research assistant

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Aug 2012 – Aug 2016 Kerala, India
Teaching assistant for several graduate courses, ran several CTF competitions and mentor to team bi0s and AmFOSS club.

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Jul 2008 – May 2012 Kerala, India


View full list of projects here.

Docker based Attack-Defence CTF Framework

An attack-defence CTF framework based on the iCTF framework that uses Docker containers instead of Virtual Machines.