An excerpt from my CV.


Ph.D. Computer Science Delft University of Technology, Netherlands 2018 - 2023
MSc. Computer Science Delft University of Technology, Netherlands 2016 - 2018
BSc. Computer Science National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan 2011 - 2015

Research/Industry Experience

Scientific Visitor Eurecom, France (with Prof. Balzarotti) Sept 2023 - Nov 2023
Cybersecurity Visiting Student Researcher RIT, USA (with Prof. Yang) Jun 2020 - Dec 2020
Research Intern Fox-IT, Netherlands Nov 2017 - Sept 2018
Research Intern EPFL, Switzerland (with Prof. Ailamaki) Jul 2017 - Sept 2017
Application Engineer LMKR, Pakistan Sept 2015 - Jul 2016
Openlab Summer Student CERN, Switzerland (with Dr. Lueders) Jul 2015 - Sept 2015


Received the Henry Walker Travel Grant to attend SIGCSE’24 in Portland! :trophy: :gift: 01-2024
Won the “Best Demo Award” for our alert-driven attack graph generator at ICT.Open 2023! :trophy: :gift: 04-2023
Won the “People’s Choice Award” for our XAI-for-security SoK poster at Alice&Eve 2022! :trophy: :gift: 11-2022
Our CSE teaching team is nominated (top-3) for the TU Delft Education Team Award, 2022! :tada: 11-2022
Won the “Best Poster Award” for our alert-driven attack graph dashboard at VizSec 2022! :trophy: 10-2022
Received the iMentor student grant to attend ACM-CCS. :gift: 11-2020
Received a Community Engagement Award at ECML/PKDD. :trophy: 09-2020
Got a student grant at the Intl. Summer School of ML & Security @ Padua, Italy. :trophy: :gift: 09-2019
Our team won the Robust Malware Detection Challenge @ the KDD AdvML workshop, 2019. :trophy: 08-2019
Selected as the Best Graduate of the Faculty of EEMCS, 2019! :trophy: :mortar_board: 06-2019
Won the Best Poster award for my MSc. thesis at the Annual PhD Event at EEMCS, TU Delft. :trophy: :scroll: 11-2018
Completed MSc. with Cum Laude (top 3% of my class). :trophy: :mortar_board: 10-2018
Recipient of the JvEffen Excellence Scholarship worth €55,000. :trophy: :gift: 09-2016
Won the Best Lightning Talk award among 40 CERN Openlab interns. :trophy: :gift: 09-2015