The Organizers - NYU Tandon


Leon Chung: Challenge co-lead

Leon is a devoted student of computer science, working towards a BS in Computer Science at NYU Tandon. He loves to code and appreciates how technology makes everyday life better. CSAW is monumental to him and he is honored to be a co-lead alongside Kent Ma. Leon's handles are bleepbloopsify and pa_ssion, and he really likes to meme.



Kent Ma was a co-lead for the 2017 CSAW High School Forensics (HSF) competition and is currently a third-year undergraduate student studying Computer Science at New York University. He was formerly the winner of the 2014 HSF Challenge as a member of the team PHS 1437. He spent this past summer working as an engineering intern at Capsule8.


Brendon Dolan-Gavitt is a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University in the IDS Lab. His interests lie in the area of systems security, in particular, developing automated techniques for ... Read more


Indian Institute of Technology, KaNpur


Saurabh Kumar: Challenge Lead

I completed MCA from Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun in 2010 further, obtained my M. Tech (Information Technology) from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in 2012. During M. Tech I worked on Secure Routing for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks.

Presently, I am a Ph.D. student at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, wherein I am working in the domain of Android Security. Have also performed TA duties in the Computer System Security course at IIT Kanpur, where my work involved majorly preparing CTFs, Quiz and assignments in support of course curriculums. IIT Kanpur is also organizing an online course hosted at securitymooc.in where I am again involved as TA preparing CTFs and Quiz. This course duration is from 1st June, 2017 to 31st July, 2017 and deals with security related to system software, networks, mobile platform, supply chains etc.

Before joining Ph.D, I had a brief tenure at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Govt. of India, as Assistant Programmer. Being in CBI, I dealt with the Computer Forensic, Mobile Forensic, System Analysis, Social Media Analysis, assisting IOs in investigation related to Digital Evidence and development of customized application related to Office Automation, etc.


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for CSAW'18 North America.