I am a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Georgia Institute of Technology, advised by Dr. Brendan Saltaformaggio in the Cyber Forensics Innovation (CyFI) Lab. My research interests lie in cyber attack forensics, web application security, and applied statistics for large-scale security measurement.
My current research aims to combine advanced malware behavior modeling and large-scale measurement to explore novel techniques to prevent future attacks. I developed TARDIS which led to the identification and reporting of 20,591 attacks in real-world, production websites, some of which were yet to be detected. This was was recognized by a $3, 000 grant by the NSF I-CORPS Sites program as well as a $4, 000 award from the CREATE-X incubator at Georgia Tech. I then developed YODA to understand the source and impact of malicious plugins sold on commodity marketplaces and found that over $1M worth of website plugins were infected, pirated, or outright malicious. In light of these works, I was selected as a finalist for the 2020 Facebook Fellowship and the 2021 Microsoft Ph.D. Fellowship.
Prior to joining Georgia Tech, I worked as an ASIC Engineer in Infinera and then Nvidia (India), where I built test environments to verify interface modules in hardware chips by modeling the hardware profiles of its interacting components.
You can find my CV here.