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Dr Raj Gaire

Senior Research Engineer


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Working as a senior experimental scientist in Distributed Systems Security (DSS) Lab of CSIRO Data61, Dr Raj Gaire is passionate about delivering science excellence in the digital security domain to industries through collaboration and partnership for social, economic and environmental benefits of the society. He lead engineering innovations, project deliveries and multi-domain collaborations for data-driven innovation in Data61. He is the principal architect of several research prototypes including Data Airlock, buGFinder, Value Chain Analytics Platform (VCAP) Engine, Orchestrated Cyber Security Risk Assessment and Hardening (OCSRAH) and Smart Shield. He received Masters of IT and PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia and Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. His areas of interests include distributed systems, cyber security, semantic web technologies, data analytics, machine learning and system automation. Prior to joining CSIRO, Dr Gaire had worked in software, academic and research areas for more than 12 years.

Dr Gaire loves translating brilliant ideas to innovative solutions.

Current Roles

  • Principal Engineer
    Smart Shield

  • Engineering Management
    Threat Modeling for Wireless Sensor Networks

Academic Qualifications

  • Current

    Australian National University

  • 2012

    PhD Engineering
    University of Melbourne

  • 2006

    Master of IT
    University of Melbourne

  • 2002

    BE Computer Engineering
    Tribhuvan University

Professional Experiences

  • 04/2012-12/2012

    Research Officer
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia

  • 01/2012-03/2012

    Data Integration Officer
    Empathy Breast Cancer Network and NICTA, Australia

  • 2008-2011

    Tutor, Web Technology and Applications
    University of Melbourne, Australia

  • 12/2006-02/2007

    Instep Intern
    InfoSys, India

  • 2005-2011

    Solution Architect and Overseas Operation Manager
    Andmine, Australia

  • 2002-2005

    Software Engineer
    D2Hawkeye Services, Nepal

  • 2003-2004

    Visiting Lecturer
    Apex College, Nepal

  • 2002-2003

    Lecturer and Deputy Head
    Advanced College of Engineering and Management, Nepal

  • 2001-2002

    Yomari, Lalitpur, Nepal

Achievements and Awards

  • 2019-2019

    SCS award for Engineering and Technology
    CSIRO Data61

  • 2019-Current

    RSM Scholarship for MBA
    Australian National University

  • 2017-2017

    SCS award for Collaboration
    CSIRO Data61

  • 2008-2012

    NICTA Postgraduate Scholarship for PhD
    University of Melbourne

  • 2005-2006

    ADB-JSP Scholarship for MIT
    University of Melbourne

  • 1998-2002

    University Scholarship for BE
    Tribhuvan University

Other highlights

  • 2011-2013

    Coordinator, Help Nepal Network Australia

  • 2007-2011

    Secretary, Help Nepal Network Australia

  • 2010-2011

    President, ISCB Regional Student Group, Australia

  • 2008-2009

    Secretary, Post Graduate Association of Computer Science and Software Engineering

  • 2002-2005

    Secretary, Association of Computer Engineers Nepal


  • 2018-2019

    Australia India Council Grant

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2014-current

    First Aid Officer

  • 2016-2017

    STEM Professional


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