Mustakimur Rahman Khandaker

Mustakimur Rahman

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Georgia. I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Florida State University, working under the supervision of Prof. Zhi Wang.

My research interests are at the intersection of system and software security. I am also gradually expanding my area of expertise in other security topics including data science, IoT, compiler, and architecture. If you would like to learn more about my research, I recommend reading the blog posts here.

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Information for Prospective Graduate Students

  • I will hire two graduate students (Ph.D.) from my startup funding by 2021.
  • If you are interested in joining my research group, send me an email showing your interest in a particular field with your CV.
  • University application deadline:
    • Fall: April 15.
    • Spring: October 15.
    • Summer: February 15.
  • Admission requirement:
    • GRE (> 300).
    • TOEFL (> 80).

Upcoming Talks

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Selected Publications

  • COIN attacks: on the insecurity of enclave untrusted interfaces in SGX.
    Mustakimur Rahman Khandaker, Yueqiang Cheng, Zhi Wang, Tao Wei.
    Proceedings of the 25th ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS’20).
    Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2020 (18%).
    [Paper] [Presentation] [Source]
  • Origin-sensitive Control Flow Integrity.
    Mustakimur Rahman Khandaker, Wenqing Liu, Abu Naser, Zhi Wang, Jie Yang.
    Proceedings of the 28th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security’19).
    Santa Clara, CA, USA, August 2019 (16%).
    [Paper] [Presentation] [Source]
  • Adaptive Call-site Sensitive Control Flow Integrity.
    Mustakimur Rahman Khandaker, Abu Naser, Wenqing Liu, Zhi Wang,Yajin Zhou,Yueqiang Cheng.
    Proceedings of the 4th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P’19).
    Stockholm, Sweden, Jun 2019 (20%).
    [Paper] [Presentation] [Source] [Best Paper Award]
  • Secure In-cache Execution.
    Yue Chen, Mustakimur Rahman Khandaker, Zhi Wang.
    Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID’17).
    Atlanta, Georgia, September 2017.
  • Pinpointing Vulnerabilities.
    Yue Chen, Mustakimur Rahman Khandaker, Zhi Wang.
    Proceedings of the 12th ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (AsiaCCS’17).
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 2017.
  • Location-based early disaster warning and evacuation system on mobile phones using OpenStreetMap.
    Khandaker Mustakimur Rahman, Tauhidul Alam, Mahfuzulhoq Chowdhury.
    Open Systems (ICOS), 2012 IEEE Conference on (ICOS ’12).
    Kuala Lumpur, 21-24 Oct. 2012.

Research Funding

  • New Faculty Startup Research Funding (200K).
    The University of Georgia.

Research Group

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  • CSCI 4250/6250.
    Cyber Security.
    Fall of 2020.


  • Program Committee.
    The International Workshop on Security, Privacy, and Trust for Emergency Events.
    Co-located with EmergencyComm 2020.