Fatema Siddika

PhD Student

Fatema Siddika is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. She works in the Laboratory for Wireless Networks and Systems (LAWN) under the supervision of Dr. Wensheng Zhang. Her research interest is privacy-preserving federated learning. She aims to develop a secure Hierarchical Edge Federated Learning System to preserve privacy and a robust defense system against adversarial attacks. She has also worked on multi-tier concurrent Federated Learning Processes to allocate bandwidth fairly at edge servers.


Area of Expertise: 
Distributed Machine Learning
Security and Privacy of Federated Learning
Computer Science
BSc., Computer Science and Engineering, Jagannath University, 2015
MSc, Computer Science and Engineering, Jagannath University, 2017