About

The SAIN Lab performs applied, multidisciplinary, and innovative research on networks, computer systems, data, and intelligent systems. Our research touches many vibrant and exciting disciplines such as information security, privacy, artificial intelligence, computer networks, network science, and human computer interaction.

We do sane research at SAIN,

where sane research is defined as impactful research that enhances the daily lives of people, nations, and organizations, as well as being the foundation of other impactful research and development. Lab members have access to high-performance GPU servers and web servers. Members also have access to the Human-Centred Computing Lab for running studies with human subjects.

Research Focus

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Security
Information Privacy
Application Networks
Network Science
Recommendation Systems
Usable Security

Recent News

Research Group

Faculty

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Amirali Abari

Assistant Professor

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Julie Thorpe

Associate Professor

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Ying Zhu

Associate Professor

Graduate

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Ali Naman

Graduate Student

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Farzana Khan

Graduate Student

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Israt Jahan Jui

Graduate Student

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Nadia Maarfavi

Graduate Student

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Paul Louis

Graduate Student

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Samira Zibaei

Graduate Student

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Samine Hosseini

Graduate Student

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Shweta Ann Jacob

Graduate Student

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Tanzina Akter

Graduate Student

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Tony Wang

Graduate Student

Undergraduate

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Zach Parish

Undergraduate Student

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Ben Mercier

Undergraduate Student

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Daniel Boctor

Undergraduate Student

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Dinah Rinoa Malapaya

Undergraduate Student

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Issac Ogunmola

Undergraduate Student

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Rui David

Undergraduate Student

Alumni

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Bahare Askari

Graduate Student

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Connor Cushing

Graduate Student

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Arun Sharma

Undergraduate Student

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Aryan Asadian

Graduate Student

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Sarina Sajadi

Graduate Student

Recent Publications

Bahare Askari, Jaroslaw Szlichta, Amirali Salehi-Abari. In Proceedings of the 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR’21).
Zach Parish, Amirali Salehi-Abari, Julie Thorpe. In Journal of Information Security and Applications.
Zach Parish, Connor Cushing, Shourya Aggarwal, Amirali Salehi-Abari, Julie Thorpe. In International Journal of Information Security.
Amirali Salehi-Abari, Kate Larson. In Computational Intelligence (2020).
Alaadin Addas, Julie Thorpe, Amirali Salehi-Abari. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST)

AI Reading Group

Security Reading Group