Lavanya Mandava

Lavanya Mandava

Assistant Professor

    Bradley Hall 233
    (309) 677-4719


Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth


Dr. Lavanya Mandava is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Information Systems at Bradley University. She joined Bradley University in August 2023. Prior to joining Bradley University, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Cybersecurity Coordinator at Quincy University. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2016 and 2019, respectively.


Courses to be taught at Bradley University

  • CS 101 - Introduction to Programming
  • CIS 430/530 - Information Technology Infrastructure
  • CIS 435/535 - Computer Networks and System Security

Courses taught before joining Bradley University

  • Cryptography, Computer & Network Security, Fundamentals of Information Assurance, Database Management, Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, Computer Forensics & Incident Response, etc.


Dr. Mandava’s research interests encompass a range of fields, including cybersecurity, systems reliability engineering, IoT, and cloud storage systems. She has been serving as an Early Career Editor for the International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering, and Management Sciences (IJMEMS) and reviewer for several other journals.