Siddharth Rao (Sid)

Room A104 in Computer Science Building,
Konemiehentie 2, Otaniemi campus area, Espoo

Postal Address:
Aalto University School of Science,
Department of Information and Computer Science,
P.O. Box 15400, FI-00076 Aalto, Finland

firstname dot lastname at aalto dot fi
GPG (64-bit):
4084 9619 7440 B8B5
Personal domains:
Portfolio and blog

About me

I am a doctoral candidate under Prof. Tuomas Aura in the Secure Systems Group.

From September 2016 till July 2017 I was fortuned to work with the amazing team of European Digital Rights (EDRi) as a Ford- Mozilla Open Web Fellow.

Prior to that I have worked at security research groups of Bell Labs - Nokia, Helsinki Institute of Information Technology and Fidelity Management and Research. USA .

I was an Erasmus Mundus NordSecMob student for the year 2013-15.

Research Interests


Master of Science (Technology), Security and Mobile Computing
Aalto University, Finland.

Master of Science in Engineering (Cryptography)
University of Tartu, Estonia.

Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering)
Visvesvaraya Technological University, India


Peer reviewed conferences



*Dr. Silke Holtmanns and Dr. Ian Oliver are my supervisors from Bell Labs - Nokia security research team.

Invited Talks


Twitter Feed

I (re)tweet regularly.