I am currently a visiting lecturer at the Computer Science Department of the University of Virginia.
I completed my Ph.D at the Computer Science Department
of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, working under the direction of Prof. Brian Levine
and Prof. Mark Corner.
I got my M.Sc & B.Sc degrees in information networking and computer engineering from
Carnegie Mellon University and
Sharif University of Technology
in 2006 & 2005 respectively.
The main areas of my research focus are:
For more information check out my CV [PDF] and/or navigate through my website.
- Mobile Wireless Networks
- Large-scale Distributed Systems
- Embedded Systems
- Security & Forensics
Our paper on measurement and analysis of trafficking contraband content on P2P networks was Runner-up for Best Paper at 2013 WWW Conference; Paper titled "Disabling GPS is Not Enough: Cellular location leaks over the Internet" was accepted to PETS'13 conference[acceptance rate: 18.7%]; Our group's work is referenced in a very important January 2013 New York Times Magazine article on victim restitution.;Our paper on measurement and analysis of trafficking contraband content on P2P networks was accepted in WWW'13 conference [acceptance rate: 15%]; I'm currently a visiting lecturer at Computer Science Department of the University of Virginia; Defended Ph.D thesis on December 10th, 2012;