Research Projects

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    FLock: Friend Lock for strangers and abusers to reduce social networking risks

    Designed a novel system to crack down on the stranger and abusive pending friends on Facebook.

    Analyzed the pending friend acceptance behavior of a number of Facebook users spanning different demographics, gender, age and education groups.

    Performed experiments and user studies to leverage new Facebook user interface in order to make adolescents aware of risky decisions and encourage safe choices.

    Developed FLock, a tool to automatically identify stranger and abusive pending friend with a minimal access to the common history between the user and the pending friend.

    (Android, Java, Python, R, Weka)

    FLock is currently running project. Details will be provided after publication.

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    AbuSniff: Detection and defenses against abusive Facebook friends

    Designed and developed an automated abuse detection system for online social networks like Facebook by detecting whether the Facebook friend is a perceived stranger or abuser.

    Demonstrated various security & privacy vulnerabilities that may originate from friend abuse in Facebook (e.g., timeline abuse, newsfeed abuse, stranger abuse).

    Performed analysis over crowdsourced user data and implemented AbuSniff, a social network assistant able to predict abusive Facebook friend using supervised learning and take personalized defensive action.

    Evaluated the system by conducting user studies on real Facebook users from 25 countries and 6 continents.

    Presented research to both technical and non-technical audiences.

    (Android, Java, Python, R, Weka)

    Please see for details in the publications.

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    SecTwitter: A Secured Twitter Client for the Adolescence

    An android based twitter client for ensuring the secured Twitter use.

    SecTwitter is currently running project. Details will be provided after publication.

Undergraduate Projects

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    USenSewer: Ultrasonic sensor based automated sewerage management

    Designed and implemented the prototype of an automated sewerage management system using Arduino.

    Used microcontroller, ultrasonic sensor, NRF and GSM modules to automate the system.

    (Arduino, C)

    January 2013 – July 2013

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    Automation of Consular, Central Receipt and Diplomatic Bag Sections

    Automated the consular services, central receipt and diplomatic bag sections of MOFA, Bangladesh.

    Successfully implemented & tested software for govt. services.

    (C++, Java, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, MySQL)

    January 2012 - January 2013

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    Eboighar: A state-of-the-art e-commerce platform in Bangladesh

    Designed and developed a secure, fully transactional and customizable e-commerce platform.

    Eboighar currently has 10 million active users.

    (Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, PostgreSQL)

    February 2012- May 2012

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    DLMS: Digital Land Management System

    Developed an online, automated and interactive land management system for the third world countries.

    Project idea is later adopted by Bangladesh govt.

    (Android, Google maps, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, MySQL)

    June 2011 - May 2012

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    SaSa Multimedia Player

    A multilingual and multifunctional media player based on Java SE.

    (Java)

    July 2010 – October 2010

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    Digital Diary

    A complete digital notebook solution.

    (C)

    November 2009 – March 2010