For detailed information, please see my CV here.


University of California, Davis

(September 2021 - Present)

Ph.D. in Computer Science

Advisor: Prof. Zubair Shafiq

National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

(August 2014 - May 2018)

Bachelors in Computer Science

Work Experience

University of California, Davis

(September 2021 - Present)

Graduate Student Researcher

Advisor: Prof. Zubair Shafiq

  • Research to evaluate existing privacy-preserving technologies and development of new techniques to counter advancements in online tracking.
  • Analysis of existing technology policies and how they impact online privacy.

Lahore University of Management Sciences

(November 2019 - August 2021)

Research Assistant

Advisor: Prof. Fareed Zaffar

  • Worked in collaboration with academics to explore state-of-the-art Natural Language Generation and Understanding.
  • Worked on exploring automated methods to attribute synthetic text to its source language model.
  • Collaborated on projects related to news event detection and Urdu language text corpus.

NorthBay Solutions

(April 2019 - November 2019)

Software Engineer

  • Worked on an internal Big Data Research Project with Kylo, Nifi, Apache Spark, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Designed Java API endpoints for Data Lake management in Amazon Web Services.

Systems Limited

(July 2018 - September 2018)

Associate Software Engineer

  • Worked on a Machine Learning and Data Science R&D project for an American bank using Random Forests, SVM, Word2Vec, and Doc2Vec.


(October 2018 - April 2019)


  • Managed a writer panel of 15, spread across multiple cities.
  • Improved editorial quality and trained new writers.

Content Writer

(November 2016 - April 2018)

  • Authored and published 450+ articles.
  • Organized interviews for the TechJuice 25 under 25.

Talks and Media Coverage