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Department welcomes Omar Chowdhury to its faculty

Chowdhury with Old Capitol in the background

Omar Chowdhury is an Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa in the Department of Computer Science. He recently was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. Before joining Purdue, he was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Cylab at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research interest broadly lies in investigating practically relevant problems of Computer Security and Privacy. His current research focuses on leveraging formal verification and program analysis techniques to check compliance of a system implementation, against well-defined policies and properties. He won the best paper award at the ACM SACMAT'2012. He has also served as a program committee member of ACM SACMAT and ACM CCS.