Primal Pappachan

Primal Pappachan

PhD candidate in Computer Science

University of California Irvine

I’m currently a PhD candidate in the Information Systems Group (ISG) at University of California, Irvine, working with Prof.Sharad Mehrotra. I received a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and worked with Prof. Anupam Joshi.

My research interests lie in the intersection of data management, access control, and privacy mechanisms. More details of my experience and interests can be found in this Research Statement and Curriculum vitae.


  • Data Protection
  • Data Management
  • Internet of Things


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2021 (expected)

    University of California Irvine

  • MS in Computer Science, 2014

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, 2011

    University of Calicut