Adrian Perrig

Adjunct Professor – ECE Professor – EPPCS Technical Director – CyLab
Office 2107 Collaborative Innovation Center
Telephone (412)-268-2242
Fax (412)-268-6779
Assistant Toni Fox

Research Interests

Primary focus: systems security and networking security (Internet security, security for mobile computing, security for sensor networks). Other research areas: networking, operating systems, databases, human interfaces for security, applied cryptography.

In the News

  • Parno Wins ACM 2010 Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • ECE Faculty Win CIT Awards
  • Analyzing Internet Black Markets
  • Perrig Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship
  • Song and Perrig Organize Cybersecurity Workshop
  • ECE Faculty Instruct Information Assurance Capacity Building Program
  • CyLab Researchers Host Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security
  • Carnegie Mellon Researchers Are Part of New NSF Center Studying Cybersecurity and Trustworthy Computing
  • Perrig's Team Develops Software to Detect Viruses
  • Carnegie Mellon Wins Best Paper Award; Faculty Help Plan RTSS
  • Center for Wireless and Broadband Networking Hosts 3rd Annual Spring Review
  • Mowry to head Intel Lab
  • External Press

  • CMU researchers work on Web security, access
  •  Adrian  Perrig

    Carnegie Mellon, 2002

    Research Area

    Computer Systems


    Information and systems security, focusing on network security (internet, mobile computing, and sensor networks) as well as on trusted computing.


    PhD, 2001
    Computer Science
    Carnegie Mellon University

    MS, 1999
    Computer Science
    Carnegie Mellon University

    Dipl. Ing., 1997
    Computer Science
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne