Md Lutfor Rahman

Md Lutfor Rahman

Ph.D Student, UC Riverside


I am Md Lutfor Rahman, currently a Ph.D student in the department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at The University of California, Riverside ( UCR ). My research interest lies in the areas of Computer security, Neurosecurity, BCI, Machine learning, Deep learning etc. I am working under the supervison of Prof. Chengyu Song. Before starting my Ph.D, I received my Masters in Computer and Information Sciences from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2014. I worked with Prof. Nitesh Saxena at UAB. I completed my B.SC in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and technology ( BUET ) in 2009.


University of California Riverside

Ph.D Computer Science/ Sep 2016 - Present

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

M.Sc Computer and Information Sciences/ Aug 2012 - Apr 2014

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

B.Sc (Engineering) Computer Science and Engineering/ Dec 2004 - Oct 2009


Ajaya Neupane, Md. Lutfor Rahman , and Nitesh Saxena “PEEP: Passively Eavesdropping Private Input via Brainwave Signals”. (FC17)

Ajaya Neupane, Md. Lutfor Rahman , Nitesh Saxena, and Leanne Hirshfield “A Multi-Modal Neurophysiological Study of Phishing Detection and Malware Warnings” In ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), October 2015. Acceptance rate = 19.8% (128/646)

Mainul Mizan, Md Lutfor Rahman , Rasib Khan, Munirul Haque, and Ragib Hasan “Accountable Proof of Ownership for Data using Timing Element in Cloud Services”, In Proceedings of the InterCloud-HPC 2013.

Media Coverage

Paper:- Passively Eavesdropping Private Input via Brainwave Signals

This work received significant(200+ webportal) media coverage in several language including Chinese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, French, Spanish, Thai, Hindi, Greece and Japanese. Here, there are some articles:

Phys, Homelandsecuritynewswire, Neurosciencenews, MIT Technology Review, International Business Times, Daily Mail, Popular Mechanics, FOSSBYTES, ZDNet, Media-Tics(Spanish), Developpez(French), Influencers blog(Spanish), Tendencias21(Spanish), Por Jhoanell Angulo(Spanish), Linkiesta(Italian), DataNews(Dutch), Dotemirates, Europe Breaking News, Ripples Nigeria, University Herald, Rusbase(Russian), Yahoo, Tech Xplore, peerscientist, atechpoint, hackerforhire, vesselnews, insidehook, Realclearlife, The Bhawani Garg Blog, Techviral, Datamarket (Chiness), Geeksquadonline, Tech2, Breaking, Technologybreakingnews, Life (Chiness), 9jabreezeland, pchome(Chiness), adpt(Thai), Killerfeatures, dashlane blog, Manahelthabet, Futurism, 推Code, Cydiadev, Fossbeta, Knowstuff, Toptechnicalsolutions, Nijaweb, Techchecknews, dannysglobe , Yahoo SG, Thetypicalindian , ALLTechHelps, Novaeconomia(Portuguese), The Matter(Thai), Laptopbliss, Hect Tech, Grinews(Chinese), Techmasair(Blog), News2read, Digital Majority, News2read, Syrianfacrs, Technologyreview (Japanese), Geeksquadonline, Newatlas, Expressdigest, Tiprasatimes, Al, Siliconrepublic, Sun, CNN(Gr), Techradar, Business-standard, Dailymail, Independent, Channelronline, Xjs, news2read, Webtekno, Wilsonsmedia, Technewsport, Gadgetsnow, 2fo7, Infosecurity-magazine, Binkily, Longroom, Useoftechnology, Eblogline, Infosechotspot, Statetimes, India, Newsnation, Indiatoday, Silicon, iflscience, Indianexpress, Wisn,, Theindianews24, Wesh, Humhindustaniusa, Youtube(Bangla Channel), Investmentwatchblog, Dnaindia, Malwaretips, Rt, Nigerianews360, Kracksocial, Sinhatechworld, Cetusnews, Bestynews, Outlookindia, Buzzteller, Fleekist, Ibtimes, Tecake, Sott, Tert, Theunhivedmind, Uab, Wmur, Mediavor, Live24news, Newsworlds, Arewas, Ndtv, Cbc, Theindianews24., Looooker, Webtekno, Mynbc5, Wilsonsmedia, technewsport Wyff4, Newworldwow, Koat, Coastaldigest, Internethawaiishellnews, Uschnews, Siliconrepublic, getnewsviews, Ittefaq Kcci, Bcrecordlondon, Proxyamerica, Cbslocal, MSN, look4ward, Instasafe, Infocreators, Thenextrex, Techdigg, Technorhyno, Jbplus, Upi, Dailyhunt, Usetechinfo, Infloria, Hoyentv, Nigerianews360, Alexpoucher, Thenextrex, Nairobihub, Vix(Spanish), Technologyreview(Spanish), Clubinfluencers(Spanish), Adslzone(Spanish), Iosmovil(Spanish), Tendencias21(Spanish), Rambler(Russian), Uazmi(Russian), Feng(Chiness), 10tiao(Chiness), Looooker(Chiness), Bannedbook(Chiness), Goldsone(Chiness), Kknews(Chiness), Zhinengl(Chiness), Xcnnews(Chiness), Nownews(Chiness), Lovehhy(Chiness), Cssse(Chiness), Pconline(Chiness), Gooread(Chiness), Steemit, Sarkariresultonline, Live24news, Europestop, Skandews, Newsmust, Actualinfo, MSN(Gr), Innovationtoronto, Way4indians, Iyuba, Deccanchronicle, Firstnewsservice, Rdmag, Asianage, Thenewsguru, Wbaltv, Indicator(Russian)

Paper:- A Multi-Modal Neurophysiological Study of Phishing Detection and Malware Warnings

UAB News,, Science News, Newswise, ECN, Geek Journal, Follow News, My Clever Mind,, Three Novices, Make Me Feed, News United, IT Security News, Homeland Security News Wire, Scientific Computing, Network World, Communications of the ACM, Mirin, USN World,

Services and Activities

External Reviewer: ICISC 13

Awards and Recognitions

Travel Grant for attending and presenting paper at Financial Cryptography and Data Security '17.

Dean’s distinguished fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. in computer science at UCR.

Full tuition waiver for pursuing masters in computer and information science at UAB.


Ph.D Student

University of California Riverside / Sep 2016 - Present

Software Engineer

Vincari LLC, Birmingham, AL, USA / Jan 2016 - Aug 2016

Lead Software Engineer/Products Development Manager

Aegis Foundry LLC Birmingham, AL, USA / May 2014 - Dec 2015

Graduate Assistant

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Aug 2012 - Apr 2014

Software Engineer and Consultant

S.F Ahmed and Co, Dhaka, Bangladesh / Jun 2010 - July 2012

Social Obligation

Co-Founder and Volunteer

Education Foundation / 2010 - Present

Manage 25+ active volunteers for several ongoing projects and collect donation and distribute to brilliant but poor students for educational purposes in rural area of Bangladesh.