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Suleman Ahmad Suleman Ahmad
Research Engineer

Suleman is a Research Engineer working at the intersection of product engineering and security research. His work and academic experience has span the following areas of interest: Security and Privacy, Internet Measurement, and Applied Machine Learning — particularly applications in Cybersecurity, and Distributed Systems.
He was previously enrolled in a fully-funded Masters program in Computer Science at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served as a Graduate Assistant, working both as a Teaching and a Research Assistant, for the Computer Science department. His thesis focus was on detecting and analyzing real-world authentication attacks, and engineering measurement systems.

Research Areas

Internet Measurement, Network Privacy, Distributed Systems



2022Gossamer: Securely Measuring Password-based Logins

31st USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 22), Boston, MA. 2022.
Marina Sanusi Bohuk, Mazharul Islam, Suleman Ahmad, Michael Swift, Thomas Ristenpart, Rahul Chatterjee

2022Respect the ORIGIN! A Best-case Evaluation of Connection Coalescing

ACM Internet Measurement Conference 2022, October 25-27, France. 2022.
Sudheesh Singanamalla, Talha Paracha, Suleman Ahmad, Jonathan Hoyland, Luke Valenta, Yevgen Safronov, Peter Wu, Andrew Galloni, Kurtis Heimerl, Nick Sullivan, Christopher A. Wood, Marwan Fayed

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