Dr. N. V. Narendra Kumar


e-mail : nvnarendra(at)idrbt(dot)ac(dot)in

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Computer Science), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Research Interests

  • Design, Modelling, Security Analysis of Systems including Operating Systems, Payment Protocols and Mobile Apps.

Courses Taught

M. Tech.
  • Computer Security: Policies, Models and Mechanisms

Professional Experience

  • Worked as Senior Project Research Scientist, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai
  • Worked as Research Scientist, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, 2015 – 2016
  • Was a Visiting Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, 2014
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad, 2012 – 2013.


  • A Decentralized Information-flow Securing Method for Multilevel Security and Privacy Domains; R. K. Shyamasundar, N. V. Narendra Kumar - filed with United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), October 2014.


  • Microsoft Research India Rising Star 2011
  • Infosys Fellow 2003-2006

Recent Publications

  • Journals
    • NV Narendra Kumar, R.K.Shyamasundar, "Towards an Executable Declarative Specification of Access Control", CSI Journal of Computing, 2015
  • Conferences
    • NV Narendra Kumar, R.K.Shyamasundar,"POSTER: Dynamic Labelling for Analyzing Security Protocols", ACM CCS, 2015
    • NV Narendra Kumar, R.K.Shyamasundar, "Labelled Mobile Ambients Model for Information Flow Security in Distributed Systems", SIN, 2015
    • NV Narendra Kumar, R.K.Shyamasundar, "Realizing Purpose-based Privacy Policies Succinctly via Information-Flow Labels", IEEE BDCloud, 2014.

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