Update: I will be starting full-time as Open Privacy's Research Director in September 2018!

I am currently a PhD student in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. My supervisor is Urs Hengartner. I am a member of the Cryptography, Security and Privacy (CrySP) lab and the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research. I am a director of Open Privacy.

My research interests span a variety of topics, mostly revolving around the obstacles that prevent widespread deployment of end-to-end encryption. My thesis includes work on usable encrypted webmail and protecting keys on multiple devices.

I received my BCSc and MCS degrees from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My masters thesis Towards coevolutionary genetic programming with Pareto archiving under streaming data was conducted under the supervision of Malcolm Heywood. My undergraduate honours thesis A preliminary investigation of different feature sets for skype traffic classification using machine learning was conducted under the supervision of Nur Zincir-Heywood. During this time I was a member of the Networked Information Management and Security Lab (NIMSLab).