Funded PhD opportunity! I have an opening for capable PhD students interested in AI and software security. For details and submitting your application, see the opportunity page.

Hi! I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Software Engineering at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada :canada:. I work on network security and software security. I am broadly interested in solving the challenges that arise when trying to design systems that are both secure and usable. For more information, you can check out my research page, and browse my CV and my publications.

Before Calgary, I worked as faculty in the Computer Science department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Colorado State University. I hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (my advisor was Somesh Jha). I also hold a M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Italy :it:.

Recent/upcoming things in which I am involved: ACSAC 2024, IMC 2024, USENIX Security 2024, AsiaCCS 2024.

Current students

  • Muneeb Sahi (PhD, Calgary)
  • Francesco Rosati (MS, PoliTo)
  • Sufiyan Bukhari (MS, Calgary)

Past students

  • Vincenzo Marino (MS, PoliTo). Co-advised with Riccardo Sisto. Graduated July 2023.
  • Shradha Neupane (MS, WPI). Graduated May 2023.
  • Vishwajeet Bhosale (MS, CSU). Co-advised with Indrakshi Ray. Graduated December 2021.
  • Ryan LaPointe (MS, WPI). Graduated May 2021.
  • Heshan Perera (MS, WPI). Co-advised with Robert Walls. Graduated December 2020.