Hi, I am Nafisa Anzum!

I am doing my Master of Mathematics (MMath) under the supervision of Prof. Semih Salihoglu in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at University of Waterloo. Prior to this, I worked as a software engineer for about two years at iPay Systems Limited in Bangladesh. I completed my B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

My research interests lie in data processing systems, data-science, and machine learning.

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  • Nafisa Anzum, Syeda Farzia Afroze, and Akm Rahman. “Zone-based Indoor Localization using Neural Networks: a View from a Real Testbed.” IEEE ICC 2018 Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium, Kansas City, MO, USA. (Acceptance Rate: 39.99%). [Paper Link]
  • Saiyma Sarmin, Nafisa Anzum, Kazi Hasan Zubaer, Farzana Rahman, and ABM Alim Al Islam. "Securing Highly-Sensitive Information in Smart Mobile Devices through Difficult-to-Mimic and Single-Time Usage Analytics." MobiQuitous 2018 International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, New York City, United States. [Paper Link]
  • *Muhammad Hussain Mahdi, *Nafisa Anzum, *Farzana Ahmed Siddique, Mohammad Rashidujjaman Rifat, Kazi Shahidullah, and ABM Alim Al Islam. “A tale of institutional education in Bangladesh: Students’ perspective.” IEEE ICCIT 2016 International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. * equal contribution. [Paper Link]

Research Experiences

  • Securing Sensitive Information in Smart Mobile Devices Through A Difficult-to-Mimic And Single-Time Usage Analysis
    • Poster Accepted in GHC 2017
  • Looking for A Possible Solution Approach for Safe Social Networking: A Perspective of Bangladesh
    • Poster Accepted in GHC 2015.

Work Experience

Software Engineer, iPay Systems Limited

    • February 24, 2016 to March 8, 2018

Academic Excellence and Awards

  • University of Waterloo Entrance Scholarship, 2018 - 2019
  • ICCIT 2016 Conference Award
  • Travel grant scholarship of Grace Hopper Celebration India, 2014
  • Inter-Department Database Project Show, Honourable Mention, 2014
  • Dean’s List Award in four out of four levels of undergraduate study
  • University Merit List Scholarships for excellent results in seven out of eight terms
  • Bangladesh Government Scholarship–S.S.C. (General, 2008) and Junior (General, 2005)

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