Suphannee Sivakorn

Suphannee Sivakorn is currently a second-year Ph.D. student in Computer Science at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University. She is a member of Network Security Lab (NSL). Her advisor is Prof. Angelos Keromytis

She was born in Thailand and won the Royal Thai Government Master's - Ph.D. Scholarship to pursue her education in the United States. She graduated from New York University in 2013 with a Master's in Computer Science.

She earned her B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from Computer Engineering Department, Mahidol University Thailand.

research and interests


Security & Privacy, Network Security, Social Network Security, Mobile Application, and Web Security.


  • I. Polakis, G. Argyros, T. Petsios, S. Sivakorn, A. D. Keromytis. "Where’s Wally? Precise User Discovery Attacks in Location Proximity Services". In Proceedings of the 22nd the ACM Computer and Communications Security Conference (CCS), Denver, Colorado, USA, October 2015. (to appear).
  • S. Tritilanunt, S. Sivakorn, C. Juengjincharoen, A. Siripornpisan. "Entropy-based input-output traffic mode detection scheme for DoS/DDoS attacks". 2010 International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT). Tokyo, Japan, October 2010.

curriculum vitae


  • Columbia University, September 2013 - Current
  • PhD Computer Science
  • New York University, September 2011 - May 2013
  • MS Computer Science
  • Mahidol University, June 2006 - April 2010
  • B Eng Computer Engineering (Honors)

Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

  • Student Travel Grants for ACM CCS 2015, Oct 2015
  • ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
  • Facebook Bug Bounty, 2014
  • Evaluate the privacy guarantees of location based services in Social Network, Nearby Friends
  • New York University Travel Grants, Oct 2012
  • 12th Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
  • Royal Thai Government Scholarship, 2011 - current
  • Full Master's - Ph.D. Scholarship in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mahidol University Conference Funding / Paper Presentation, Nov 2010
  • 14th National Computer Science and Engineering Conference 2010
  • Third Place Winner in Thailand Network Security Contest, 2009
  • Valedictorian in Computer Engineering, Mahidol University, 2008 - 2010
  • Annual Scholarship
  • Student Exchange between Japan and Thailand, Oct 2004
  • Fukuoka, Japan

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant - COMS W4187 Security Architecture and Engineering, Fall 2015
    Steven M. Bellovin, Columbia University
    Graduate-level course, 85 students
  • Teaching Assistant - Introduction to Programming in C, Summer 2015
    Angelika Zavou, Columbia University
    Session I: Grade 11, 12 or Freshman year, 20 students
    Session II: Grade 10 and 11, 16 students
  • Teaching Assistant - Introduction to Programming in C, Summer 2014
    Theofilos Petsios, Columbia University
    Grade 11, 12 or Freshman year, 16 students
  • Teaching Assistant - COMS E6185 Intrusion Detection Systems, Spring 2014
    Prof. Shlomo Hershkop, Columbia University
    Graduate-level course, 30 students

Skills & Expertise


Shell Script


vi / vim
Android Studio
Chrome Developer Tools
Selenium WebDriver


Academic Chair of Woman in Computing, Columbia University, 2015 - 2016


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Graduate Courses (Columbia University) 2013 - Current

Graduate Courses (New York University) 2011 - 2013

Programming and Software Engineering
  • Programming Languages
  • Production Quality Software
  • Open Source Tools
  • Database Systems
  • Advanced Database Systems
Computation for Science and Society
  • Computer Graphics, showcase
  • Applications Server
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Communication and Networks
  • Operating Systems
Computer Theory
  • Fundamental Algorithms

Undergraduate Courses (Mahidol University, Thailand) 2006 - 10

Programming and Software Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Programming Techniques
  • System Programming
  • Programming Paradigms
  • Software Engineering
  • Advanced Topics in Software Engineering
Computer and Network Security
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Computer Security
  • Database Systems
  • Data Mining
Computation for Science and Society
  • Computer Applications
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Information Technology in Daily Life
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Engineering Project
  • Operating Systems
Computer Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to IC Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital Circuit Design
  • Electric Circuit Analysis
  • Engineering Electronics
Computer Theory
  • Data structures and Algorithms
  • Numerical Methods and Applications
  • Discrete Mathematics