Dr Vivek Balachandran


Dr Vivek Balachandran


PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Cluster:  Infocomm Technology


+65 6592 1917


Academic Qualifications

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Master of Technology
National Institute of Technology Calicut, India

Bachelor of Technology in Engineering
University of Calicut, India


Academic Appointments

Singapore Institute of Technology
Lecturer, from 2016



NTU Graduate Research Scholarship, NTU, Singapore (2010-2014)

M-Tech GATE Scholarship, NIT Calicut, India (2008-2010)


Professional Membership and Industrial Activities

Professional Membership


IET Information Security, 

Journal of Information Security and Applications


Current Research, Funded Research and Publications

Research Interests

Software Security, Program Analysis, Software Obfuscation, Compiler Optimizations


Selected Publication

  • V. Balachandran and S. Emmanuel, "Software Code Obfuscation by Hiding Control Flow Information in Stack", IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security, WIFS, 2011.
  • V. Balachandran and S. Emmanuel, "Software Protection with Obfuscation and Encryption", Information Security Practices and Experiences Conference, ISPEC, 2013.
  • V. Balachandran and S. Emmanuel, "Potent and Stealthy Control Flow Obfuscation by Stack Based Self-Modifying Code," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol.8, no.4, pp.669,681, April 2013.
  • Lim Jun Long, Vivek Balachandran, Sabu Emmanuel, NgWee Keong, "Obfuscating Server Client Programs against Reverse Engineering", National Conference on Emerging Trends in Computing, Thrissur, 2013.
  • V. Balachandran, N. W. Keong and S. Emmanuel, "Obfuscation by code fragmentation to evade reverse engineering", IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, San Diego, USA, Oct 2014.
  • V. Balachandran, N. W. Keong and S. Emmanuel, "Function level control ow obfuscation for software security", International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems, Birmingham, UK, July 2014.