Rashid Tahir

   Doctoral Candidate
   Department of Computer Science
   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Email: tahir2@illinois.edu

[Ongoing Projects] [Publications] [Technical Reports] [Curriculum Vitae]

About me

I am a student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, humbly pursuing my PhD with Professor Matthew Caesar.

My research interests fall in the area of systems and security with a focus on clouds and OSes. Recently, I have started working in IoT security and privacy as well.


Ongoing Projects

  • Mega-VM: Redefining Scalability in Clouds

  • Proactive Abuse Prevention in Clouds

  • Security and Privacy in Internet of Things

  • Characterizing Typosquatting


Publications and Posters

  • Hasnain Lakhani, Rashid Tahir, Azeem Aqil, Fareed Zaffar, Dawood Tariq, and Ashish Gehani, Optimized Rollback and Re-computation, 46th IEEE Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS), IEEE Computer Society, 2013.

Technical Reports


Other Activities

Outside of my research, I like to play basketball and volleyball and occasionaly go for swimming.

Last Updated: November, 2012.