Chester Rebeiro

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technolgy Madras



Post Docs


MS (By Research)


  1. Pranay Sonagara Project Title: Vulnerability Detection in Embedded Systems (Graduated in 2022; Next position: )
  2. Srijith R. Project Title: Support Encrypted Processes in a Microkernel in RISC-V (Graduated in 2022; Next position: Government)
  3. Rahul Chaurasia Project Title: Design and Implementation of High Throughput Bloomfilter Based Firewall (Graduated in 2022; Next position: Government)
  4. Shailesh Tiwary Project Title: A Fully Undetectable Malware Design Concept for Windows System (Graduated in 2022; Next position: Government)
  5. Surender Singh Kalalia Project Title: High Speed FPGA based Hardware Firewall for Packet Classification (Graduated in 2021; Next position: Government)
  6. Rahul Solanki Project Title: High Throughput FPGA based Stateful Firewall (Graduated in 2021; Next position: Government)
  7. Ankit Goyal Project Title: Hardware Acceleration of Machine Learning based Malicious Traffic Classification in a Network (Graduated in 2020; Next position: Samsung, New Delhi)
  8. Anuj Jain Project Title: Malware Detection Using HPCs, Network, and OS Counters (Graduated in 2020; Next position: Samsung, New Delhi)
  9. Mallinatha B. Project Title: A High Throughput Firewall for FPGAs (Graduated in 2020; Next position: Government)
  10. Jacob Samuel Project Title: Performance and Security Evaluation of Block Ciphers and Hash Function for Automobile Applications (Graduated in 2020; Next position: Government) Publication in ERTS 2022<
  11. G. Prabhu. Project Title: ProBLeSS: A Proactive Blockchain based Spectrum Sharing Protocol against SSDF Attacks in Cognitive Radio IoBT Network (Graduated in 2020; Next position: Government) Publications in IEEE Networking Letters 2020;
  12. Abhinab. Project Title: Malware Detection Using Hardware Performance Counters and Machine Learning (Graduated in 2019; Next position: Micron)
  13. Pranav Kumar Singh. Project Title: PUF based Peer-to-Peer Authentication Protocols for Resource Constraint Devices (Graduated in 2019; Next position: DRDO)
  14. Ramprasad Joshi. Project Title: An Analytical Tool for Block Cipher Evaluation (Graduated in 2019; Next position: Government)
  15. Jitendra Singh Rathore. Project Title: Improvement in Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Against Power Attacks (Graduated in 2019; Next position: Government)
  16. Prateek Bharmi. Project Title: Cryptography in Automobile Industry (Graduated in 2019; Next position: Government)
  17. Rajkalash Rajbhar. Project Title: Automated Analysis of RSA Fault Vulnerability (Graduated in 2018; Next position: Dell Computers)
  18. Aswathy Suresh (NIT Puducherry). Project Title: High Performance Implementation of ECC on 32 and 64 Bit Processors for Blockchain Applications (Graduated in 2017; Next Postion: Itron )
  19. Keerthi K (NIT Puducherry). Project Title: Formally Verified Memory x Speed Optimized Elliptic Curve Primitives for Embedded Micro-Controllers (Graduated in 2017; Next Position: IIT Madras, Research Associate)
  20. Vishnu Vijayan. Project Title: Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits : A Candidate for a PUF (Graduated in 2017; Next Position: Riverbed Technology)
  21. Eshan Shekar. Project Title: Efficient Implmentations of Scalar Multiplication in Elliptic Curves; (Graduated in 2017; Next Position: Intel)
  22. Ramanjaneya Reddy Guda. Project Title: Side Channel Analysis Based Reverse Enginnering of FPGA Implementations (Graduated in 2017; Next Position: RCI, DRDO)
  23. Chanti Banavath. Project Title: Implementation of Multi-Precision Multiplication Algorithms (Graduated in 2016; Next Position: Drive Visual Data Analytics)
  24. Nithin Joshua. Project Title: Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits : A Candidate for a PUF (Graduated in 2016; Next Position: AppDynamics)
  25. Sravan Kumar Salaka. Project Title: Efficient Implementations of Cryptographic Primitives (Graduated in 2016; Next Position: SAP Labs)

Dual Degree

  1. Pranjal Jain. Project Title: Memory Encryption to Protect Processes and Data (Graduated in 2022; Next position: )
  2. Mohit Singha. Project Title: Process Isolation using Address Space Encryption (Graduated in 2022; Next position: )
  3. Shagnik Pal. Project Title: A PROMiSE for Security: Programmable Runtime Oriented Monitor for Secure Extension (Graduated in 2022; Next position: )
  4. Lakshmy A V. Project Title: Instant Side-Channel Vulnerability Estimation of Digital Designs (Graduated in 2021; Winner of Lakshmi Ravi Prize for best Dual Degree Project, Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2020, and Samsung-Pravartak Fellowship 2020)
  5. Nithesh N. Hariharan Project Title: Prevention of timing-based Micro-architectural attacks (Graduated in 2021; Next position: )
  6. Ajay Saju Jacob Project Title: Security Counters (Graduated in 2021; Winner of Samsung-Pravartak Fellowship 2020 Next position: Microsoft)
  7. Milind Srivastava. Project Title: An Automated Framework for Detecting Fault Attack Vulnerabilities in Hardware (Graduated in 2020; Publications in DATE 2020, Winner of ACM Student Research Contest@ICCAD 2019 web dblp
  8. Kavya G. Project Title: Privacy-Preserving Decentralized Exchange Marketplaces (Graduated in 2020; Next Position: IBM Research)
  9. Sai Teja Reddy. Project Title: Side-channel power analysis of Deep Learning algorithms running on GPUs (Graduated in 2019; Next position: Microsoft)
  10. G. V. Vishwanath. Project Title: Fault Attack Analysis Framework for Hardware (Graduated in 2019; Next position: IBM)
  11. Ajmeera Balaji Naik. Project Title: Malware Detection using Execution Behaviour Characterisation Methods (Graduated in 2019; Next position: IBM)
  12. Jithin Pavanthan(EE). Project Title: Distributed Independent Malware Execution (Graduated in 2019; Publications in WOOT 2019; Executive Challenge Winner, Global Hackathon 2018 , Next position: VISA)
  13. Mayank Mudhra (EE). Project Title: Improvements in Characteristics of Crypto-Currencies (Graduated in 2018; Next position: Flipkart) (link) (thesis)
  14. Rohit Saini (EE). Project Title: Priority Scheduler in Rust Based Redox Operating System (Graduated in 2018; Next position: PayPal)
  15. Punit Khanna. Project Title: XFC : A Framework for Exploitable Fault Characterization (Graduated in 2017; Publications in DAC 2017; Richard Newton young student fellowship and Krish Gopalakrishnan Endowment for Student Travel ; Next Position : Goldman Sachs)
  16. Anuj Fulia. Project Title: Implementing Memory Secure Operating System in Rust (Graduated in 2016; Next Position : entrepreneur)
  17. Harika Reddy. Project Title: Micro-architectural Leakage Analysis of RSA Using Performance Counters (Graduated in 2016; Next Position: Indus OS)


  1. Karthikeyan R. Project Title: Statistical Analysis of Timing Interference in Multi-Core Automotive Controllers (Graduated in 2022 , Next Position: Texas Instruments)
  2. Sai Yashwanth Mamilla Project Title: Binary Level Vulnerability Analysis Framework (Graduated in 2022 , Next Position: )
  3. Srujana Pillarichety Project Title: Framework for Vulnerability Detection in Binary Level Implementations (Graduated in 2022 , Next Position: Oracle )
  4. Prahladha Ramireddy Project Title: Information Flow Analysis on Binaries (Graduated in 2022 , Next Position: )
  5. Shivam Mittal Project Title: Instruction Set Randomization in Untrusted OS Settings (Graduated in 2020; , Next Position: Cohesity )
  6. Akshay Anand (CS) Project Title: Android Security (Graduated in 2020; , Next Position: Goldman Sachs )
  7. Abhishek Nair (EE) Project Title: A Secure Lightweight Watermarking Framework for Digital Designs (Graduated in 2020; US and Indian Patent Applied , Next Position: Higher Studies)
  8. Alekhya Reddy K. Project Title: Parallelizing Speculative Execution for Threat Exacerbation (Graduated in 2019; Next Position: Micrsoft Corp.)
  9. Suhas Chintala. Project Title: Proof of Elapsed Time Consensus Algorithm using Intel SGX and Hyperledger Sawtooth (Graduated in 2018; Next Position: Micrsoft Corp.)
  10. MS Adarsh (IIITD & M). Project Title: Tower Fields Approach in AES S-box For FPGAs (Graduated in 2017; Publications in IEEE Embedded Systems Letters; Next Position: Higher Studies, Texas A&M)
  11. Anirudh Alameluvari. Project Title: Unikernel in RUST (Graduated in 2017; Next Position : Goldman Sachs)
  12. Eddula Swetha Priya. Project Title: Fuzzy Keyword Search on Encrypted Data (Graduated in 2017; Next Position : SAP Labs)
  13. Devandra Vamsi (EE). Project Title: Breaking AES using DPA and CNN Techniques (Graduated in 2017; Next Position : Juniper Networks)
  14. Akhil Sai (EE). Project Title: Influence of CAD Routing Algorithms on Cryptographic Side Channel Attacks (Graduated in 2017; Next Position : Open Insight, Pune)
  15. Rajivteja Nagipogu. Project Title: Web Server Unikernel in RUST (Graduated in 2017; Next Position : PayPal); ( featured in Rust Newsletter)
  16. Vikas Reddy Katta (EE). Project Title: Towards Secure Operating System : A RUST based Unikernel (Graduated in 2016; Next Position : Samsung)
  17. Viswa Chaitanya (EE). Project Title: Infrastructure for Power Analysis (Graduated in 2016; Next Position : Times Internet)