I am a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Software Systems group at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

From mid-2015 until 2017, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Digital Security Group at Radboud University, The Netherlands. I received my PhD from Deakin University, Melbourne (Australia) in 2015, under the supervision of Prof. Lynn Batten.
(see About Me)

Research Interests

  • Smart mobile devices security & privacy
  • Side channel attacks & countermeasures
  • Covert channel analysis & countermeasures
  • Malware detection & classification
  • Lightweight cryptography in IoT
If you are a Bachelor or Master student looking for thesis topics (including industry internships), send me an email or check the MBI projects on Konjoin.

Contact Information

Office: Room 5.67, Buys Ballot Gebouw (BBG)
Phone: +31 (30) 253 6415
Email: email(at)veelasha.org
Twitter: @veelasha_m
PGP: public key
Fingerprint: 231C 5A12 349F 8316 2A7D 922F 64BC 1DEF 03B0 B56B

Postal Address

Dept. of Information and Computing Sciences
Utrecht University
P.O. Box 80.089
3508 TB Utrecht
The Netherlands

Visiting Address (map)

Software Systems Group
Dept. of Information and Computing Sciences
Buys Ballot Gebouw (BBG), Room 5.67
Princetonplein 5
3584 CC Utrecht
The Netherlands