I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science and a Graduate Research Assistant at Oregon State University (OSU), working on Image Privacy and intersection of Machine Learning and Cybersecurity under supervision of Prof. Rakesh B. Bobba. I am collabrating with Prof. Wuchi Feng and Prof. Charles Wright at Portland State University on my image privacy project. In this project we are exploring the practical adversarial perturbations for image privacy in image sharing platforms. I also worked with Mahdieh Abbasi, Ph.D. student of Univertie’ Laval in Quebec, on our dependable and secure deep neural networks project in which we tended to detect and reject adversarial and out-distribution examples. I worked as gradurate research assistant at Digital Media Lab on some fun and exciting projects on complex networks analysis methods and graph theories. I received my Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Engineeing and Computer Science at Sharif University of Technology. In general, my research areas of intrerest are:
Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science (2014 – Present)
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
Thesis: Two Sides of a Coin: Adversarial-Based Image Privacy and Defending Against Adversarial Perturbations for Robust CNNs
Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Engineering (Software engineering) (2011 – 2013)
Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering
Thesis: Local Community Detection in Social Networks
Bachelor Science (B.S.) in Computer Science (2005 – 2010)
Sharif University of Technology, Department of Computer Science
Thesis: Community Detection in Complex Networks
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