Dinko Dermendzhiev

Undergraduate Student Georgia Institute of Technology

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
School of Cybersecurity and Privacy (SCP)

Cyber Forensics Innovation Laboratory
Advisor: Dr. Brendan Saltaformaggio

You can find my CV here

Research Interests

Software and Systems Security, Cyber Forensics, Program Analysis, ML Security and Privacy, Adversarial Robustness.


  • Georgia Institute of TechnologyAug 2021 - Present
    B.S in Computer Engineering


CyFI Lab

Research Assistant · Georgia Tech
Jun 2023 - Present

Under the guidance of Professor Brendan D. Saltaformaggio, PhD.

  • Developing novel memory forensics tooling for the investigation of Machine Learning processes.
  • Recovering and reconstructing unique, edge-device DL models to enable auditing and white-box analysis.
  • Investigating strategies for root cause analysis of rogue AI systems for use in cyber-forensic investigation.

School of ECE

Teaching Assistant · Georgia Tech
Jan 2023 - Aug 2023


Software Engineering Intern · Atlanta, GA
Jun 2022 - Aug 2022
  • Developed and deployed two ML solutions to automate server health monitoring and anomaly detection.
  • Automated model use and maintenance (data retrieval, pre-processing, model consumption, retraining).
  • Mapped and simulated a database migration from SQL Server (relational) to CosmosDB (JSON).
  • Created an interactive CRUD web app to demonstrate the new data store and its throughput performance.