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Biography

Shahroz Tariq received his Ph.D. from Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea, working on continual learning, deepfake, and anomaly detection. He was a Ph.D. research assistant at Stony Brook University and SUNY Korea (2017-2019). He received his B.S. in Computer Science with high distinction from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NUCES), Islamabad, Pakistan, and his M.S. in Computer Science with high distinction from Sangmyung University, Cheonan, South Korea. He worked as a Software Engineer in Bentley Systems (2014-2015). Now, he is a postdoctoral fellow working on human-AI collaborative systems for cybersecurity at CSIRO’s Data61 in Sydney, Australia. He has published deepfake detection papers in NeurIPS, ACMMM, WWW, ADGD, WMF, IFIPSEC, SAC, ASOC, and MPS. He has also published research articles in KDD, CIKM, SMC, COSE, IOSec, MiLeTS, and MobiSys. He has been a technical program committee member for AAAI, NeurIPS, KDD, ICLR, WSDM, SDM, WACV, WWW, and CIKM.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2021

    Ph.D. in Computer Science
    Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

  • 2017

    M.S. in Computer Science
    Sangmyung University, South Korea

  • 2014

    B.S. in Computer Science
    National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST-NUCES)

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2018

    3rd Prize AI R&D Challenge
    South Korean Government

  • 2017-2017

    Most Outstanding Project Award
    Jeju Global Hackathon, South Korea

  • 2017-2017

    2nd Prize National Data Science Challenge
    Korea University, South Korea

  • 2014-2014

    Bronze Medal for excellent academic performance
    National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST), Pakistan

  • 2013-2013

    2nd Prize Speed Programming
    14th Softcom at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan

  • 2013-2013

    2nd Prize Quiz Competition
    14th Softcom at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan

  • 2013-2013

    Bronze Medal for excellent academic performance
    National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST), Pakistan

  • 2012-2012

    Silver Medal for excellent academic performance
    National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST), Pakistan

  • 2011-2011

    1st Prize Programming Competition
    ACM-Student Islamabad Chapter, Pakistan

  • 2011-2011

    Gold Medal for excellent academic performance
    National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST), Pakistan

Current Roles

  • CERC Postdoctoral Fellow
    Collaborative Surveillance

Professional Experiences

  • 2019-2021

    Senior Research Assistant
    DASH Lab at Sungkyunkwan University

  • 2017-2019

    Research Assistant
    DASH Lab at Stony Brook University

  • 2015-2017

    Research Assistant
    Pi:Lab at Sangmyung University

  • 2014-2015

    Software Engineer
    Bentley Systems Inc.