Praveen Kumar Vadnala is a Security Analyst at Riscure, Delft, the Netherlands. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Prior to joining the doctoral program, Vadnala worked as an Embedded Software Engineer at MindTree Ltd, Bangalore, India. His research interests include but are not limited to side-channel attacks and countermeasures, embedded security, and efficient implementations of cryptographic algorithms. Vadnala holds a master’s degree in information and communication technology and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from DAIICT, India, and Kakatiya University, India, respectively.