Bhushan Jain

Bhushan Jain

bpjain [at] cs [dot] stonybrook [dot] edu

I am a fifth year PhD candidate in Computer Science Department at Stony Brook University.
I work in Operating System, Security, Concurrency and Architecture Research (OSCAR) Lab under the guidance of Prof. Donald Porter.
My areas of interest are Virtualization Security, Memory Isolation, System Security, Trusted Hardware, Cloud Security, Storage.
I have attended CCS '12, Usenix Security '13, SOSP '13, Eurosys '14, Oakland '14, APSys '15


I taught Virtual Machine Introspection in a graduate level system security course. Feel free to use these slides as you wish. (Slides Powerpoint Show)(Slides PDF)


  • 06/17/2015: Co-author of accepted APSys'15 paper titled Containing the Hype.
  • 06/11/2015: Mentored Kavita Agarwal for her Masters thesis titled A Study of Virtualization Overheads.
  • 03/16/2015: Awarded IBM PhD Fellowship for second consecutive year 2015-16.
  • 10/14/2014: Oakland'14 SoK paper highlighed in IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine March-April'15 Issue as one of the top 6 papers.
  • 02/21/2014: Awarded IBM PhD Fellowship for the year 2014-15.
  • 02/03/2014: First author of accepted Oakland'14 paper titled SoK: Introspections on Trust and the Semantic Gap.
  • 01/24/2014: First author of accepted Eurosys'14 paper titled Practical Techniques to Obviate Setuid-to-Root Binaries.
  • 01/24/2014: Co-author of accepted Eurosys'14 paper titled Cooperation and Security Isolation of Library OSes for Multi-Process Applications.
  • 06/12/2013: Advanced to PhD candidacy after clearing Research Proficiency Examination.