R. Madhusudhan



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, October 7, 1996

Professional Experience: 

Total 28 Years and at NITK 26 Years

Contact Details




Academic Background
  • Ph.D , IIT Roorkee, 2013
  • M.Tech (CSE) NITK Surathkal, 2003 
  • B.Tech (CSE) (University of Mysore), 1991
Areas of Interest
  • Computer Network Security
  • Remote User Authentication
  • Mobile computing
  • Post-Quantum Cryptography
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Security of IoT using Blockchain
  • Cloud Computing
Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing: 03


Sl.No. Name Year of Admission
1 Pravisha P (Ph.D.) 2022
2 Vishnu K K (MTech by Research) 2022
3 Shraddha Vasant Prasad (MTech by Research) 2022






Awarded: 04

Sl.No. Name Date of Completion
1 Shashidara 25/04/2019
2 Manjunath V Hegde 18/07/2019
3 Chaitanya S Nayak 17/02/2021
4 K S Suvidha 01/03/2021

Received MHRD scholarship to pursue Ph. D. studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India during 2009 -2012

Visits Abroad

1. Research interaction: University of Melbourne, Australia, Nov 20 – Dec 10, 2008.
2. International Conference: MALE, Maldives, May 27-29, 2011.
3. International Conference : Suzhou, China, March 10-12, 2014.
4. International Conference: OXFORD University, UK, April 7-10, 2014.
5. International Conference: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 14-15, 2016.
6. 6th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering 2016 (ICCCE 2016): Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 25-27, 2016.
7. 6th International Conference on Communication and Network Security (ICCNS 2016): Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, November 26-29, 2016.
8. 2nd Cyber Security In Networking Conference in Paris (CSNet): Paris, France, October 24-26, 2018.
9. IEEE 10th Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON): Columbia University, New York, USA, October10-12, 2019.

Significant Publications
  1. Madhusudhan, R. and R. C. Mittal, “Dynamic ID-based remote user password authentication schemes using smart cards: A review”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 2012. 35(4): p. 1235-1248.
  2.  Madhusudhan, R. and R. C. Mittal, “An Enhanced Biometrics-based Remote User Authentication Scheme Using Mobile Devices”,International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies 2012 , 1(4), pp.333 -348.
  3.  R. Madhusudhan and A. Praveen,"Weaknesses of a Dynamic ID Based Remote User Authentication Protocol for Multi-Server Environment." Journal of Computer and Communications 2(4) (2014), 196-200.
  4.  Madhusudhan R and Manjunath Hegde. "Security bound enhancement of remote user authenticationusing smart card.", Journal of Information Security and Applications, 36 (2017): 59-68
  5. R. Madhusudhan and Shashidhara, “A Secure and Lightweight Authentication Scheme for Roaming Service in Global Mobile Networks”, J. Inf. Secur. Appl.38:96-110 (2018)
  6. R. Madhusudhan,Manjunath Hegde, and mran Memon, “A secure and enhanced elliptic curve cryptography-based dynamic authentication scheme using smart card”, Int. J. Commun. Systems 31(11) (2018)
  7. R. Madhusudhan and Chaitanya S. Nayak, “A robust authentication scheme for telecare medical information systems”, Multimedia Tools and Applications 78(11):15255-15273 (2019)
  8. R. Madhusudhan and K. S. Suvidha, “A secure lightweight two-factor authentication scheme in global mobility networks” , Int. J. Space Based Situated Comput.9(2):109-123 (2019)
  9. R. Madhusudhan and Shashidhara, “Mobile user authentication protocol with privacy preserving for roaming service in GLOMONET”, Peer Peer Netw. Appl.13(1):82-103 (2020)
  10. Madhusudhan, R., and R. Shashidhara. "A novel DNA based password authentication system for global roaming in resource-limited mobile environments." Multimedia Tools and Applications 79 (3 ) (2020): 2185-2212.
  11. R. Madhusudhan and Chaitanya S. Nayak, “An improved user authentication scheme for electronic medical record systems.”, Multimedia Tools and Applications 79(29-30):22007-2202 , (2020)

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Dr. P. Sam Johnson, Professor and Head
Department of MACS, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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