Samit Anwer

Security Researcher in Bangalore, Karnataka, India

I am currently working at Citrix R&D India Pvt. Ltd. as Software Engineer II in the Security Research Team. I have done M. Tech in Computer Science - Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing from IIIT Delhi (2012-2014) and had worked under the guidance of Dr. Rahul Purandare for my Master's Thesis. I am interested in Performance and Security related issues of web and mobile applications. Recently, from January-July 2013, I was interning at Accenture Technology Labs as a Cloud Performance Engineer, where I worked on Detection of Performance Anti-patterns and monitoring performance degradation of web applications on cloud caused by these Anti-patterns. I completed my B. Tech in Computer Science from Northern India Engineering College, affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi in 2012. I have done my schooling from St. Columba's School, New Delhi.


• Performance Antipatterns: Detection and Evaluation of their Effects in the Cloud [IEEE Services 2014]

• Chiromancer: A Tool for Boosting Android Application Performance [MobileSoft Conference, 2014]

• Detecting Performance Antipatterns before migrating to the Cloud [IEEE CloudCom 2013]

• Hardware Virtualization, towards an efficient computing environment [Technophilia 2011, National Seminar on Cloud Computing & Green IT]


• SIGSOFT CAPS Award Recipient, ICSE 2014
• Labber of the Moment 2013, Accenture Technology Labs
• Award for Academic Excellence for ranking 2nd in CSE Department in Northern India Engineering College
• Best paper award, for paper entitled ‘Hardware Virtualization, towards an efficient computing environment’ at Technophilia 2011, National Seminar on Cloud Computing & Green IT
• Football Tournament Winners, NIEC’s Annual Sports Meet, 2009
• Silver Medalist, 10th Annual Jeet Kune-Do Championship-99, Taekwondo
• Runner’s Up, Frank Anthony Inter-school Boys Cricket Tournament, 2008
• Nipun Upadhyaya Award for Excellence in Cricket, 2006

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