Shagufta Mehnaz

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science department at Purdue University under the supervision of Prof. Elisa Bertino. My current research interests include Information Security & Privacy, Privacy-preserving Machine Learning, and Intrusion Detection Systems.


I have received my BSc. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and technology (BUET) and MSc. in Computer Science from Purdue University. Before starting my Ph.D., I worked as a lecturer in the department of CSE at BUET.


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Research Positions

  • 2014-Present

    Research Assistant

    Computer Science, Purdue University

  • Summer2017

    Research Associate Intern

    Hewlett Packard Labs- Edge/IoT

  • Summer2016

    Research Associate Intern

    Hewlett Packard Labs- Data Analytics

  • Summer2015

    Graduate Technical Intern

    Intel Corporation


  • Ph.D. Expected: 2020

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

    Purdue University

  • MS 2016

    Master of Computer Science

    Purdue University

  • BSc 2013

    Bachelor of Science (ranked 1st among 142 students)

    Bangladesh University of Engineering and technology (BUET).


  • October 15, 2019
    Paper accepted for inclusion in an upcoming issue of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
  • October 3, 2019
    Presented a talk at the Award Winning Research Session, GHC 2019
  • October 2, 2019
    Paper accepted for publication in the proceedings of 36th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)