Hi, My name is Sajidur Rahman, friends and acquaintances call me ‘Sajid’ (pronounced as ‘SA-ZID’). I am a PhD Student and I am working in Institute for Cybersecurity Research Center at University of Florida as a graduate research assistant. My research work intersects the following cross-cutting areas:
Before moving to UF, I was pursuing Masters in Computer Science at Kansas State University under supervision of Prof. Eugene Vasserman. My MS project was on text mining on Stack Overflow dataset to explore the challenges of software developers utilizing security-related features while programming. Here’s a link to my thesis. Before I started my Masters, I worked as Software Engineer for 3.5+ years. During this period, I was involved in various software development projects: from developing centralized MIS system for a large bank to architecting and implementing a core payment engine for a startup fintech company, SureCash, which has now become one of the largest mobile payment processors in Bangladesh. I completed my BS in Computer Science from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), one of the top engineering school in the country.
I was a teaching instructor for the following courses at Kansas State University: