I am a CS PhD student at UC San Diego advised by Stefan
Savage and Geoff Voelker. My research focuses on
improving security and privacy through empirical means, encompassing areas like enterprise security, web
security/privacy, and internet measurement. I am a member of the Sysnet research group and the Center
for Networked Systems at UCSD.
In my spare time, I keep busy with several hobbies. My hometown is Bengaluru, India.
If you're looking for my photography page, go here.
Ph.D. in Computer Science. University of California, San Diego.
Sep 2021 - Present.
M.S. in Computer Science. University of California, San Diego.
Sep 2021 - Jun 2023.
Specialization in Computer Systems
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. PES University, Bengaluru. May 2016 - Jul 2020.
Specialization in Data Science
Google, San FranciscoSoftware Engineering Intern in Virtual Cluster team at Google
developing ways to improve the user experience when spawning new Borg clusters (Google's Cluster Manager).
Jun 2022 - Sep 2022.
Citrix, BangaloreSoftware Engineer in the Citrix Licensing team - designing a
microservice based (Docker) test automation framework in a hybrid cloud model (Azure Cloud and Citrix's Xen
Hypervisors). Aug 2020 - Aug 2021.
Awards / Scholarship
Travel grant recipient for IMC 2023 in Montréal, Canada.
Travel grant recipient for PETS 2023 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Recipient of the
JN Tata Scholarship from The JN Tata Endowment towards my graduate degree in
Computer Science at UC San Diego (2021 - 2022).
Prof. C N R Rao Merit Scholarship for all semesters of study at PES University (2016 - 2020).
Introduction to Computer Security (CSE 127), by Earlence Fernandes
Introduction to Computer Security (CSE 127), by Stefan Savage
- Fall 2022
Graduate Operating Systems (CSE 221), by Geoff Voelker - Winter 2023
Introduction to Computer Security (CSE 127), by George Obaido
- Spring 2022
I spent the summer of 2019 as a Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Student with the Zulip
Open Source Project.
project worked on during that period.
I later mentored for the 2020 (1 &
2021 summer programs.
All my contributions are open sourced and most of them are available below.