Muaz Ali

PhD Student
Office: GS 749
Interests: Security and Systems
Advisors: Dr. Sazzadur Rahman and Dr. Saumya Debray


I am a PhD student specializing in the intersection of Security and Systems. I completed my undergrad in Computer Science from LUMS, Pakistan. From an early age I nurtured an  interest in computers and the internet. I am glad that this interest ultimately turned into a career pursuit.

​​​​​Research Interests

Security, Systems

What long-term project do you want to work on?

I want to develop software based communication channels that cede the strict reliance on hardware for security guarantees.

What do you enjoy most about your work?

Freedom to choose (some of) my own problems.

What are your career goals?

I hope to create an impact in the field of security by building solutions to some of the challenging problems.

​​​​Tell us something interesting about yourself!

Chess is the great escape for me. On average, I play ~30 bullet (speed) chess games daily.