Computer Science

Vadiraja A

Assistant Professor

Mr. Vadiraja Acharya holds an M.Tech degree in Computer Networking and Engineering from VTU, Belagavi. He has over 14 years of Teaching experience. He was a Project Assistant at SERC, IISc for a year. He was an intern at VMWare, India for a year. His areas of interests include, IoT, IoT Security Frameworks, Cloud for IoT and ICT in Education. He has presented papers in conferences and guided many student projects. He has given numerous talks at various SDPs & FDPs. He mentored the winning team of JIT at SIH-2020. He is a Member of ACM, Life member of CSI and ISTE. Currently he is associated with the PESU-IoT centre at the RR campus.


  • BE, City Engineering College, Bengaluru 2005
  • M.Tech [CNE], VTU, Jnana Sangama, Belagavi 2007


  • Intern, VMWare India Inc., 2006-2007
  • Faculty Member, ICFAI Tech, Bengaluru, 2007-2009
  • Project Assistant, SERC, IISc, Bengaluru, 2009-2010
  • Assistant Professor, DSCE, Bengaluru, 2010-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Jyothy Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, 2013-2021

Additional Information

  • Pursuing PhD under the guidance of Dr. Vinay V Hegde, RVCE at VTU


  • CSI - Resource Person (IoT, IoT Platforms, Linux, Design Thinking, Ideation) []
  • Mentor - Smart India Hackathon'20 - Winning Team (Software Edition)
  • Co-Founder of ByteStorm Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
  • Internet of Things (Elective)
  • Python Programming
  • Computer Networks
  • Topics in Network Security [UG]
  • PESU-IoT Centre, Project In-charge

Research Interest

  • Internet of Things Security Frameworks

Research Projects (Current)

  • Internet of Things Security Secure KDC For Constrained Devices


  • I Recognise U Raspberry Pi based Wearable Face Recognition Device with Image Tagging Facility for Blind


  • IoT (Internet of Things) based efficiency monitoring system for bio-gas plants
  • Security Frameworks for Internet of Things Systems-A Comprehensive Survey
  • Blockchain based Transcript Processing