Saniat Javid Sohrawardi

Hello, I'm John!

or more formally, Saniat J. Sohrawardi

I'm a multidisciplinary researcher in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Vision, Cybersecurity, and AI Ethics

Rochester, NY
5th year Ph.D. at Rochester Institute of Technology


I have over 10 years of industry and academic work experience in UX research, UX/UI design, Web Development, Project Management, Product Design, and Branding. Research Assistant Rochester Institute of…


My research involves a mix of Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Vision, and Cybersecurity. More specifically, I've been working with journalists on deepfake detection.


Most of my research projects revolve around deepfakes in one form or another.


Me and my work have appeared on CBS, Vice, The Conversation, WXXI, South Carolina Public Radio, and RIT Podcast.

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