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Saeid Tizpaz Niari
                    
                    Saeid Tizpaz Niari
PhD Student at University of Colorado Boulder
Computer Engineering of ECEE department



Introduction 
My field of research is about program static and dynamic analysis with machine learning and data mining tools. I am developing tools and approaches in order to automate finding vulnerabilities and confirming their existence/absence in java programs and byte-codes. My research is under the supervision of Prof. Pavol Cerny

Research Area
  • Static and Dynamic Analysis for Software Security
  • Application of Machine Learning in Program Analysis
  • Application of Program Synthesis in Computer Security
Biography 
I have been a Ph.D student at Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE), University of Colorado-Boulder since August 2015.  I received my B.S degree in Information Technology (IT) from Tabriz UniversityTabriz, Iran in 2011 with honors. Then, I graduated from Sharif University of Technology with IT M.S degree under the supervision of Prof. Amir Hossein Jahangir in 2013.

Honors and Awards
  • Recipient of the 2018 Gold Research Award from ECEE department of CU Boulder in April 2018.
  • Winner of Second Prize among 650 participants (worldwide) in the 1st Microsoft Open Source Challenge in April 2016
  • Graduated among top 10% of IT MS students in CE Department of Sharif University of Technology in Sep 2013. 
  • Ranked 1st among 56 of BS students at ECE department of Tabriz University in July 2011. 
Contact:
  • Email: {saeid.tizpazniari}at{colorado.edu}
  • Address: lab #1B61A, ECEE Department, University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, Co, 80309