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Adarsh J

Contact adarshaj[at], adarshaj[at]
Information Permanent Address: Current Address:
No.1, Lakshmi Nilaya, C-307, Hall 4,
Scout camp Road, Near Railway Station circle, IIT Kanpur,
Doddaballapur, Bangalore Rural - 561203 (INDIA) Kanpur - 208016 (INDIA)
mobile : +91 89 60 44 2021

Year Degree Institution(Board) CGPA/%
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
current Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 7.5/10.0
Advisor: Prof. Manindra Agrawal
2013 Masters Degree(CSE) Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 8.0/10.0
2010 Bachelors Degree(CSE) M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, 77.86%

Interests • Currently exploring aspects of Web security on clientside web applications.
• Static and Dynamic analyses of Javascript applications for automated discovery of vulnerability
and constructing exploits.
• Architecting and designing scalable web application with focus on microservice architecture.

Experience • Served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Arnium Technologies Pvt. Ltd. from Mar 2012
to Jan 2013.
• Research Assistant under Prof. Manindra Agrawal, IIT Kanpur from Jan 2013 to July 2013.

Achievements • Achieved 99.72 percentile with an All India Rank of 294 in GATE’10.
• Adjudged as the “Best Performer” and awarded Best Overall outgoing UG Student from De-
partment of Computer Science, MSRIT for the batch of 2010.
• Awarded “Best Achiever” in Academics and Co-curricular at College level from MSRIT for the
batch of 2010.
• Awarded “Best Project” for the Bachelors’ final year project, “DeSparsha : A Framework for
Graphical Applications Development” from MSRIT Alumni Association for the year of 2010.

Research Work Transcryptfs: A Dynamically Loadable Kernelspace Filesystem Architecture
Advisors: Dr. Dheeraj Sanghi and Dr. Rajat Moona, IITK Jan 2011 - Jun 2013
Summary:TransCrypt is an enterprise level encrypting file system for Linux developed at IIT Kan-
pur. I re-engineered the architecture and implemented from scratch to make the filesystem dynami-
cally loadable as a overlay filesystem. Link to thesis -

Bachelors DeSparsha : A Framework for Graphical Applications Development(team of 4)
Projects Under Dr. KG Srinivasa, MSRIT Jan 2010 - Jun 2010

• It provides a developers’ library for integrating gesture based interface for their applications (in
• Adjudged as the Best Project of the year 2010 in MSRIT.
• Technologies used: OpenCV and OpenGL. Implemented in C++.

MazeWalker : First-person 3D maze finder game(team of 2)
Advisor: Associate Prof. Seema S, MSRIT Jan 2009 - Jun 2009

• A 3D Game implemented using OpenGL and OpenAL. Implemented in C++
Masters HAFTA : Hassle Free Travel Assistant(team of 2)
Projects Advisors: Dr. Sanjeev K Aggarwal and Dr. Rajat Moona, IITK Feb 2011 - May 2011

• Automation of the fare collection for the travelled distance in public transport.
• Technologies used: Smart card OS (SCOSTA), pyscard and GPSd. Impelemented in Python.

Other Indeginous Search KioskApp(team of 3)
Projects Built as part of Yahoo’s ‘HackU 2010’ at IISc, Bangalore Jan 2010
HelpOut - A social Networking for Social causes(team of 7)
Built as part of Random Hack of Kindness[RHoK2]’2010, Bangalore. Dec 2010
IBoD - IITK Blood on Demand(team of 4)
Built as part of Code-a-thon, IIT Kanpur. Apr 2011
SYS - Save Your Souls(team of 7)
Built as part of Random Hack of Kindness[RHoK3]’2011, Bangalore. May 2011
SLAC - Smart Location Aware Chat client(team of 3)
Built as part of Yahoo’s ‘HackU 2011’ at IIT Kanpur Aug 2011

and • Represented College(MSRIT) at “ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest” at Asia
Awards Regionals, Amritapuri, Kerala. (team of 3)(2008)
• Awarded 3rd Best paper for presenting a paper on “Implementation of Time Table problem
using Non Genetic Algorithm and extension to Genetic Algorithm” at “Kagada’08”, National
Student Conference, organized by UVCE, Bangalore.(team of 4) (2008)
• Consistently among top spots in programming contests at technical fests of various colleges
including IISc, RVCE, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore Institute of Technology, UVCE,
JSS ATE and MSRIT, Bangalore.
• Consistently among top spots in various national level hacking events, including, “Digital
Fortress”(IIT-G), “Hacked!” (IIT-KGP) and “Chakravyuh”(IIT-K).

Positions of
Responsibility • Maintainer of Navya, FOSS group at IITK May 2011 - current
• Lab Assistant, Department of CSE, IITK Jul 2010 - current
• Server Adminstrator for May 2011 - current
• Co-ordinator of Programming Club, IITK Mar 2011- Mar 2012
• Students’ Placment Office Core team member at IITK Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
• Co-ordinator of ACA, student body of CSE, IITK Aug 2011 - Jun 2012

Miscellaneous Some of my opensource projects are hosted on Github: