Dr. Sarada is currently working as Postdoc research fellow at Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation center, Old Dominion University, VA, USA. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Old Dominion University. He has earned his Ph.D. degree in Communication Engg. from IISc Bangalore, M. Tech. in Signal Processing from IIT Guwahati, and B. Tech. in ECE from ITER, SOA University, Bhubaneswar. He has past working experience as faculty member at Manipal University, India and Post-doctoral research experience at University of Padua, Italy. His research interests include Blockchain, Privacy in Cloud computing, Privacy preserving data analytics, Security and privacy in health-care systems and Security in IoT and 5G network.