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Md Endadul Hoque

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Md Endadul Hoque, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, Purdue University
  • MS, Marquette University


Md Endadul Hoque is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cristina Nita-Rotaru’s group at Northeastern University. Dr. Hoque received his PhD in computer science from Purdue University in 2015, his MS from Marquette University in 2010, and his BS from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2008. Dr. Hoque was awarded the Graduate Teaching Fellowship in 2014 and the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship in 2015 to support his dissertation work. His research interests include reliability and security of network protocols and distributed systems spanning from Internet-of-things to data-center networks. He is passionate about building systems to automate verification and testing of network protocols and distributed systems in the presence of failures and/or malicious attacks.

About Me

Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

What are the specifics of your graduate education?

Network and systems security.

What are your research interests?

My interests are network and systems security with a focus on verification and testing of network protocols and distributed systems.

What’s one problem you’d like to solve with your research/work?

I would like to work on automated techniques to improve the robustness and the security of network protocols and systems prior to deployment.

What aspect of what you do is most interesting?

The most fascinating aspect to me is how to convert an (theoretical) idea to a working system.

What are your research or career goals, going forward?

Obtaining a tenure-track faculty position while applying my research on verification and testing to other aspects of networking and systems.