Ali Davanian

Ali Davanian


About me

I am a computer science PHD student in University of California, Riverside. I do my PHD under the supervision of Prof. Yin in system security. I specifically focus on binary analysis, and my goal is to apply binary analysis techniques for automatic exploitation and patching.


University of Trento (Italy)

2015, Double degree MS in Computer Science & Entrepreneurship

I am privileged to be an EIT alumnus. EIT offers double degree master programs in Europe. Studnets spend the first year in one university, and the second year in another university in a differrent country.

University of Twente (The Netherlands)


Description as above.

Shiraz University

2009 - 2013, BS in Software Engineering

I did a 4 years BS program in my hometown, Shiraz.


Academic Papers

Ali Davanian (2017). Effective granularity in Internet badhood detection: Detection rate, Precision and Implementation performance, Master Thesis, University of Twente

Davanian, A., Massacci, F., & Allodi, L. (2017). Diversity: a poor man's solution to drone takeover. In 7th International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS 2017), DOI

Ashkan Sami, Abdullah Khalili, Ali Davanian, Mahdi Azimi (2013). Era of Insecure Industrial Control Systems and Calamities to Come, Journal of Electronic Systems, 3(4), 155-165


  • UCR Dean Distinguished award
  • Honors graduation from University of Twente
  • Honors graduation from University of Trento
  • EIT Excellent scholarship