I am a white-hat hacker; a Research Fellow at SPriTE Lab in the University of Texas at San Antonio;
and a PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Wichita State University.
My doctoral dissertation is evolving around the privacy and security aspects of connected wearable devices, under the guidance of Dr. Murtuza Jadliwala, and with support from the National Science Foundation and the Air Force Research Laboratory. Research work for my Master's thesis was focused on access control mechanisms for online social networks.
⦿ Privacy and Security in Cyber-Physical Systems.
⦿ Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning.
⦿ Cryptography and Network Security.
⦿ Blockchains and Cryptocurrency.
⦿ Member of ACM, IEEE and IAENG.
⦿ Reviewer for ACM IMWUT/UbiComp, IEEE TIFS, and IEEE TIST.
⦿ Invited talk at the Kansas Linux Fest - "Why I have a Cloud Server in My Bedroom", May 2017.
⦿ Invited talk at the Cybersecurity Association (CsA@WSU) seminar series - "The Invisible Intrusion: How Side-Channel Attacks Using Mobile and Wearable Devices Go Undetected", February 2016.
⦿ Received IEEE WristSense 2018 Best Paper Award • 2018
⦿ Became fellow of the Eta Kappa Nu - Epsilon Xi Chapter • 2017
⦿ Received SGA Travel Grant multiple times • EuroS&P 2017 • UbiComp/ISWC 2015
⦿ Received NSF Student Travel Grant multiple times • PerCom 2017 • DSN 2014
⦿ Received Boeing Global Engineering International Travel Grant • ASIACCS 2016
⦿ Received Wichita State University’s Outstanding Master's Thesis Award • 2015
⦿ Became fellow of the Golden Key International Honour Society • 2013