Koustubha Bhat


Contact Details

Email address k.bhat_vu_email
Phone +31 20 59 87734
Office W&N Building, P4.40
Mailing address Koustubha Bhat
Dept of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1081A
1081 HV, Amsterdam
The Netherlands.


I joined as a PhD Candidate in the Systems and Reliability group at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam at the end of 2014. My work has been on applying compiler based instrumentation techniques to design practical reliability and security solutions for software systems.

My advisor is Prof. Dr. Ing. Herbert Bos and my co-advisor is Dr. Cristiano Giuffrida.



After my Engineering studies, I joined Microsoft – India Development Center, Hyderabad, India. Before coming to Amsterdam, I was a Software Development Engineer in Test II in its then, Windows & Windows Live Group.




  • I received my Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science & Engineering from The National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, India, securing First Class with Distinction.

Systems and Network Security Group at VU Amsterdam