Mohammadamin Karbasforushan

Mohammadamin Karbasforushan

Ph.D. Student

Computer Science and Engineering Department

Baskin School of Engineering

University of California Santa Cruz

Biography

My full name is Mohammadamin Karbasforushan, but I go by Amin Karbas.

I study Applied Cryptography under Prof. Ioannis Demertzis’s advisement; currently working on Oblivious Computing and Searchable Encryption. See below or my CV for more.

Interests
  • Applied Cryptography and Security
  • Systems, including but not limited to

    • Operating Systems
    • Databases
    • Distributed Computing
    • File Systems and Storage
    • Architecture
    • Computer Networks
Education
  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

    U.C. Santa Cruz

  • B.Sc., Computer Science, 2021

    Sharif University of Technology

Experience

For more details see my CV

 
 
 
 
 
Research Intern
Aug 2020 – Dec 2020 Saarbrücken, Germany (remote)
  • Investigated the impact of changes in user-agents’ TLS certificate lifetime requirements using data gathered from Certificate Transparency Logs
 
 
 
 
 
Data Infrastructure Engineer
Jul 2018 – May 2021 Tehran, Iran
  • Provided the platform to transfer, store, and analyze big data at petabyte scale for multiple user-facing apps with 84M+ active users across Android, iOS, and web
  • Set up and/or maintained Apache {Druid, Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, Zeppelin, ZooKeeper} and M3DB clusters and services
  • Developed Kubernetes operators to manage Apache {Kafka, Hadoop, ZooKeeper} clusters in a Platform as a Service environment
 
 
 
 
 
Machine Learning Engineer
GojeSabz Big Data
Feb 2018 – Sep 2019 Tehran, Iran
  • Built a deep learning-based Farsi text Object Character Recognition (OCR) pipeline
 
 
 
 
 
Data Engineering Intern
Jul 2017 – Sep 2017 Tehran, Iran
  • Developed a distributed and highly available web search engine indexing millions of websites
  • Developed a document index/fetch wrapper for ElasticSearch

Professional Service

External reviewer for SIGMOD ‘23, FCS ‘22

Teaching Experience