Sai Teja Peddinti

PIC

PhD Candidate
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
New York University, Polytechnic School of Engineering
Six Metro Tech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

e-mail: psaiteja[at]nyu[dot]edu
Office: 10.029E, 2 Metrotech Center


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Last Updated: March 31, 2016

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About me

UPDATE: I defended my thesis in October, 2014. I am currently a Research Scientist at Google.

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science and Engineering department at the New York University, Polytechnic School of Engineering since Fall 2009. My research advisors are Prof. Keith Ross and Prof. Justin Cappos.

I completed my Bachelor of Technology in ICT from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology,DA-IICT, India in 2009.

Research Interests: Privacy, Cloud, Network Security, Machine Learning, Cryptography and Software Engineering.

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Honors and Awards


Patents

  1. Providing a fast, remote security service using hashlists of approved web objects, US Patent Grant 9246929 B2.

Professional Service


Publications

  1. Sai Teja Peddinti, Keith W. Ross, Justin Cappos.
    Finding Sensitive Accounts on Twitter: An Automated Approach Based on Follower Anonymity.
    Accepted in the 10th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2016.
  2. Sai Teja Peddinti, Allen Collins, Aaron Sedley, Nina Taft, Anna Turner, Allison Woodruff.
    Perceived Frequency of Advertising Practices.
    Appeared in USENIX SOUPS Workshop on Privacy Personas and Segmentation (PPS), 2015.
  3. Sai Teja Peddinti, Aleksandra Korolova, Elie Bursztein, and Geetanjali Sampemane.
    Understanding Sensitivity Through Analyzing Anonymity.
    Appeared in IEEE Security & Privacy (Magazine) 2015.
    This is a popularized version of our paper "Cloak and Swagger: Understanding Data Sensitivity Through the Lens of User Anonymity", which appeared in IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (S&P), 2014.
  4. Yuan Ding, Sai Teja Peddinti, and Keith W. Ross.
    Stalking Beijing from Timbuktu: A Generic Measurement Approach for Exploiting Location-Based Social Discovery.
    In Proceedings of the 4th ACM Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smartphones and Mobile Devices (SPSM), 2014, co-located with ACM CCS.
  5. Sai Teja Peddinti, Keith W. Ross, and Justin Cappos.
    "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog": A Twitter Case Study of Anonymity in Social Networks.
    In Proceedings of 2nd ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN), 2014.
  6. Sai Teja Peddinti, Aleksandra Korolova, Elie Bursztein, and Geetanjali Sampemane.
    Cloak and Swagger: Understanding Data Sensitivity Through the Lens of User Anonymity.
    In Proceedings of 35th IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (S&P), 2014.
  7. Sai Teja Peddinti and Nitesh Saxena.
    Web Search Query Privacy: Evaluating Query Obfuscation and Anonymizing Networks.
    Journal of Computer Security (JCS) Volume 22, Number 1 / 2014.
  8. Sai Teja Peddinti, Avis Dsouza, and Nitesh Saxena.
    Cover Locations: Availing Location-Based Services Without Revealing the Location.
    In Proceedings of the 10th annual ACM workshop on Privacy in the electronic society (WPES), 2011, co-located with ACM CCS.
  9. Sai Teja Peddinti and Nitesh Saxena.
    On the Limitations of Query Obfuscation Techniques for Location Privacy.
    In Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Ubiquitous computing (UbiComp), 2011.
  10. Sai Teja Peddinti and Nitesh Saxena.
    On the effectiveness of Anonymizing Networks for Web Search Privacy.
    In Proceedings of the 6th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), 2011.
  11. Sai Teja Peddinti and Nitesh Saxena.
    On the Privacy of Web Search Based on Query Obfuscation: A Case Study of TrackMeNot.
    In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Privacy enhancing technologies (PETS), 2010.
  12. Joyojeet Pal, Udai Pawar, Apurva Joshi, Mohit Jain, Sai Gopal Thota ,Sai Teja Peddinti, Sukumar Anikar.
    From Pilot to Practice: Creating Multiple-Input Multimedia Content for Real-World Deployment.
    In Proceedings of the Intelligent User Interfaces for Developing Regions (IUI4DR), 2008.

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