Subodha Charles

Subodha is a faculty member at the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, researching on hardware security and trust, embedded systems and computer architecture.

He is also a co-founder and a member of the board of a Solar PV system installation company based in Sri Lanka. The company has currently invested in other ventures such as a healthcare center in Sri Lanka, a construction firm and a digital marketing company.


Hardware Security and Trust | Embedded Systems | Computer Architecture

Subodha’s research work explores how cryptography and machine learning techniques can be utilized to ensure security in resource-constrained embedded and IoT devices. He has published in several top conferences/journals during his short time in the field.


Energy Solutions | Health care | Construction

Subodha launched a startup with his colleagues focusing on the energy sector of Sri Lanka in 2013 and is now serving as a member of the board. His company – Alta Vision (Pvt) Ltd is contributing more than 6MW of power to the national grid through Solar PV systems. The company has invested in other ventures such as a health care center in Sri Lanka, a construction firm and a digital marketing company.



Subodha has been involved in IEEE since 2011 starting as a student member. He played a major role in uplifting IEEE activities in Sri Lanka and he was recognised as the best student volunteer in Asia Pacific region in 2015. He is currently serving as the Member at Large in IEEE Entrepreneurship steering committee and as a member of the IEEE MGA Student Activities Committee.

Highlights / Updates

Latest news and updates.

  • 2022-01-09 : Hasini' survey on Harware Verification is accepted in ACM Computing Surveys. New
  • 2021-07-25 : Chamika's work on ML-based DoS attack detection in NoCs is accepted in NOCS 2021
  • 2021-07-21 : Hansika's work on lightweight encryption of NoC traffic is accepted in HOST 2021
  • 2021-05-04 : Dr. Mishra and Dr. Charles' book on Network-on-Chip Security and Privacy has been published! Hot
  • 2021-02-15 : Dr. Charles' survey on Network-on-Chip Security is accepted in ACM Computing Surveys.

Recent Publications

Outcomes of staring at a screen and trying to make sense out of it.

A researcher (University of Moratuwa), entrepreneur (Alta Vision Pvt. Ltd.) and a volunteer (IEEE).

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