Amir Masoumzadeh's Photo I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at SUNY Albany, and co-director of the Albany Lab for Privacy & Security (ALPS).

My research interests revolve around information security, privacy, and trust in computing environments. Check out my research page or ALPS for more specific topics.

I received my PhD in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and my Master’s and Bachelor’s in Computer Science/Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and Ferdowsi University, respectively.

I am currently recruiting PhD students and BS students to join my group and engage in exciting projects such as Black-Box Learning of Web Application Authorization Policies.

Interested in security and privacy research? Take a look at the opportunities and open positions.

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Program committee member of ACM CODASPY 2022, ACM SACMAT 2022
NSF CAREER Award! CAREER: Black-Box Learning of Web Application Authorization Policies
Program committee member of ACM CODASPY 2021, ACM SACMAT 2021, SKM 2021
Program Co-Chair of IEEE CIC 2021 together with Surya Nepal and Barbara Carminati
SUNY seed award for our project on privacy in educational systems (together with Shaghayegh Sahebi and Zheng Yan)
Best Paper Award of ACM SACMAT 2020 for our paper on active learning of relationship-based policies (together with my PhD student, Padmavathi Iyer)
Program Co-Chair of IEEE TPS 2020 together with Ravi Sandhu and Barbara Carminati

Office Hours

Spring 2022: Tuesday/Thursday 4pm–5pm. Join using the Zoom link available on course Blackboard, or request it via email.