Sifat Muhammad Abdullah

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Ph.D. Student | Virginia Tech

Hi! I am a second year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. My research advisor is Prof. Dr. Bimal Viswanath. My research interests span machine learning and security. I am particularly interested in developing algorithms for robust detection of content from large generative models.

I received my Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in April, 2019. Check out my resume here.


Education

2021 - present
Ph.D. student in Computer Science
Virginia Tech

2015 - 2019
B.Sc. in Computer Science
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology


Publications

Jiameng Pu, Zain Sarwar, Sifat Muhammad Abdullah, Abdullah Rehman, Yoonjin Kim, Parantapa Bhattacharya, Mobin Javed, Bimal Viswanath. Deepfake Text Detection: Limitations and Opportunities. [Link will be updated soon]
Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S&P) 2023.

Md Ashiqur Rahman, Abdullah Aman Tutul, Sifat Muhammad Abdullah, Md Shamsuzzoha Bayzid.
CHAPAO: Likelihood and hierarchical reference-based representation of biomolecular sequences and applications to compressing multiple sequence alignments.
PLOS ONE Journal, 2022.

Shadman Saqib Eusuf, Kazi Ashik Islam, Mohammed Eunus Ali, Sifat Muhammad Abdullah, Abdus Salam Azad.
A Web-Based System for Efficient Contact Tracing Query in a Large Spatio-Temporal Database.
Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, 2020.


Work Experience

2022 - present
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, United States.

2021
GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT
Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, United States.

2020
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Department of Computer Science, BUET
Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2019
JUNIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER
REVE Systems
Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Certificates


Contact

Email: sifat@vt.edu