Dawn Song

Adjunct Professor – ECECS
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Website http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~dawnsong/

Research Interests

Computer security and applied cryptography, including security in systems, networking, and databases. Applications of program analysis, model checking, and software engineering techniques to computer security. Theory of cryptology. Algorithms, especially randomized algorithms, algorithms for networking and large datasets.

In the News

  • CyLab Researchers Host Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security
  • Carnegie Mellon Researchers Tap Biology To Fend Off Computer Worms, Virus Attacks
  • ECE Professors Participate in Microsoft Faculty Summit
  • Narasimhan and Song Named Sloan Research Fellows
  • Borrowing from Botany to Fix the Net
  • Carnegie Mellon Researchers Are Part of New NSF Center Studying Cybersecurity and Trustworthy Computing
  • Song Selected for IBM Faculty Award
  • Song and Perrig Organize Cybersecurity Workshop
  • Song Wins NSF CAREER Award
  • Three ECE Faculty Selected for College of Engineering Awards
  •  Dawn Song

    Carnegie Mellon, 2002

    Research Area

    Computer Systems


    Computer and networking security, operating systems security, software security, cryptography, database security, networking, algorithms


    PhD, 2002
    University of California, Berkeley

    MS, 1999
    Carnegie Mellon University

    BS, 1996
    Tsinghua University