Dr. Sajedul Talukder is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Edinboro University. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Cyber Security and Privacy Research (CaSPR) Lab at Florida International University under the supervision of Dr. Bogdan Carbunar. Dr. Talukder's research interests include security and privacy with applications in online and geosocial networks, machine learning, wireless networks, distributed systems and mobile applications. His current research focuses on building an automated system that aims to reduce the online social networking risks for the general users and seeks to detect and defend abuses that can arise from social networking friends. His research works have been published on top-tier social networking conferences and invited by Facebook in their headquarter. He was awarded several travel grants to present his research and received a number of media attentions including from NBC 6 and Sage Research Methods. In addition, he is also serving as the program committee member and reviewer in several prestigious conferences and journals. At FIU, Dr. Talukder worked as a research mentor for several undergraduate students in their summer research programs (such as Science without Borders, NSF-RET, NSF-REU). Prior to Ph.D., he worked as a research intern in Samsung R&D Institute and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangladesh.

Professor Talukder is the founder and director of Privacy Enhanced Security Lab (PENSLab), where he and his group develop privacy enhanced secure systems. He is a passionate instructor who loves to explain the subject matter to his students using real-life examples. During his leisure times, he loves to travel with his family, enjoy sports, watch movies, go fishing or do gardening!


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (2019)
    School of Computing and Information Sciences,
    Florida International University

  • M.S. in Computer Science (2018)
    School of Computing and Information Sciences,
    Florida International University

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering (2014)
    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor
    (May 2019 - Current)

    Edinboro University
  • Graduate Research Assistant
    (Jan 2016 - Apr 2019)

    Florida International University
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    (Aug 2014 - Dec 2015)

    Florida International University
  • Lecturer
    (Jul 2014 - Aug 2014)

    Asian University of Bangladesh
  • Software Engineer, Intern
    (Aug 2013 - Jan 2014)

    Samsung R&D Institute, Bangladesh
  • Software Engineer, Intern
    (Jan 2012 - Jan 2013)

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh