Zakir Durumeric is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. His research focuses on empirical systems and network security, particularly how large-scale data analysis can uncover security weaknesses. He is well known for his work on Internet-wide scanning and was named to MIT Tech Review’s ‘35 Under 35’ in 2015 for creating the ZMap network scanner and Censys search engine.
His work has received numerous distinctions including the IRTF Applied Network Research Prize and Best Paper Awards from USENIX Security, ACM CCS, and ACM IMC. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan in 2017.