I am a fourth year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia. My broad research interest is in Security & Privacy in IoT (Internet of Things). Currently, my research is more focused towards solving various security and privacy issues on IoT ecosystem using NLP (Natural Language Processing). I am working with Prof. Yuan Tian at Security lab in University of Virginia. Before joining as a grad student, I was a software engineer (in security lab) at Kona Software Lab ltd in Bangladesh. I have completed my bachelor’s degree from the Computer Science and Engineering department of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 2016.

I am actively seeking internship for Summer 2021


  • [2021] I'm selected for a live student presentation at the 2021 NSF Cyber-Physical Systems Principal Investigators' Meeting.
  • [2021] Filled CVE for the recent vulnerabilities.
  • [Dec 2020] Passed my PhD qualification exam! Now I am officially a PhD student.
  • [Oct 2020] Got featured in Humans of Link Lab. [Article]
  • [Oct 2020] My paper "VerHealth: Vetting Medical Voice Applications through Policy Enforcement" got accepted in IMWUT/UbiComp 2021!
  • [June 2020] Received Link Lab Outstanding Graduate Research Award!
  • [Feb 2020] Our paper "SPEAKER-RADAR: a Sonar-based Liveness Detection System for Protecting Smart Speakers Against Remote Attackers" got accepted in IMWUT/UbiComp 2020!
  • [Jan 2020] My Paper "Read Between the Lines: An Empirical Measurement of Sensitive Applications of Voice Personal Assistant Systems" got accepted in "The Web Conference", formerly known as WWW 2020!

Honors and Awards

  • Link Lab Outstanding Graduate Research Award, June 2020
  • Travel Grant from The Web Conference, February 2020
  • Blackhat Grant, Registration grant from BlackHat USA, August 2018
  • PhD Fellowship 2017-2018 academic year, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia
  • Secured second position at Mobile App Hackathon: Code Hub by HEQEP Built a Bank Transaction Application using Java SE
  • Secured second position at Dev-Mercenaries System Prototyping & Development Challenge by Department of CSE, BUET Built an Android Application for monitoring Rural People’s health
  • Top Windows Phone App at Windows App Hackathon by Microsoft Bangladesh Paint application using C# in Windows Phone platform