Sundara Vadlamudi

Sundara Vadlamudi is a Researcher at the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies. He obtained his B.E. in Computer Science from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India, and he has significant programming experience in Java Script, Java Server Pages (JSP), Java, C, C++, HTML, PL/SQL, and Visual Basic. He is also familiar with managing databases such as MS Access and Oracle and currently supervises the maintenance of the WMD Terrorism Database at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Mr. Vadlamudi received his M.A. in International Policy Studies, with a Certificate in Nonproliferation, from the Monterey Institute. His research is focused on terrorist groups in South Asia , the linkages between South Asian terrorists and both transnational and regional terrorist networks, technology assimilation by terrorist organizations, and the ideologies and motivations of terrorist groups. He has studied religious fundamentalism (especially militant Hindu fundamentalism), Hindu-Muslim relations in South Asia, and other types of sectarian strife in the region , and is also interested, more broadly, in proliferation issues and U.S. policies that concern South Asia .