Hari Babu K

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Information Systems, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Location management and maintenance in P2P overlay networks, Security issues in P2P overlay networks, Resilience in P2P networks
Room No: 6121-M, New Academic Building,
Department of Computer Science & Information Systems,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.

PhD Students

  • Sandhya Rathee (Graduated in 2021)
  • Shreeram Hudda (Full time)
  • Smriti Arora (Part time)
  • Srilakshmi Subramanian (Aspirant scheme)

Research Interests


Applying for Projects

List of broad topics are given below. If interested, you can send an email to khari [at] pilani[dot]bits-pilani[dot]ac[dot]in with the details: idno, name, CGPA, mobile, relevant courses done with grades, projects done, topic you would like to work with


Project Topics


Software Defined Networking (SDN):


  • Efficient stats collection
  • Metrics measurement
  • Attack detection in networks
  • Guarding controllers against security attacks
  • Forensics in controllers
  • Packet traceback


Programmable Data Planes:

  • Malicious traffic detection at the dataplane
  • Type of flow detection at the dataplane
  • Capturing causal relationships using INT framework


Cloud and Edge Computing:

  • Efficient resource management at the edge
  • Fault tolerance in the cloud


LEO Satellite Networks:

  • Bandwidth sharing algorithms