Waris Gill

I am a 3rd Ph.D. student at Virginia Tech, specializing in Software Engineering and Federated Learning. My research has been published in ICSE, the prestigious venue in the field of software engineering.


Recent News

Dec 4, 2023 Presented our paper, FedDefender, during the SE4SafeML event at FSE-2023 in San Francisco, California.
Sep 20, 2023 My work at Cisco got open-sourced (Link).
May 22, 2023 I started working at Cisco with Shannon and Pallavi.
May 14, 2023 I recieved National Science Foundation (NSF) award to present our paper, FedDebug, at ICSE-2023 in Melbourne, Australia.

PhD Publications

  1. FedDefender: Backdoor Attack Defense in Federated Learning
    Waris Gill, Ali Anwar, and Muhammad Ali Gulzar
    In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Dependability and Trustworthiness of Safety-Critical Systems with Machine Learned Components, 2023
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    FedDebug: Systematic Debugging for Federated Learning Applications
    Waris Gill, Ali Anwar, and Muhammad Ali Gulzar
    In 2023 IEEE/ACM 45th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2023