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Peng Gao

Peng Gao: Assistant Professor

2217 Knowledgeworks II
Phone: (540) 231-9060
Twitter: @gaopeng32

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 2019
M.A., Electrical Engineering, 2015
Princeton University

B.E., Electrical & Computer Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2013

Peng's research interest lies in security and privacy issues in systems and networks. His work centers on creating scalable, secure, and intelligent systems to solve real-world problems, with publications at multiple top-tier computer science conferences (e.g., USENIX Security, USENIX ATC, ACM CCS, ICDE, ICSE), patents, and industry adoption. He is the recipient of multiple honors and awards (e.g., 2018 CSAW Applied Research Finalist, 2020 Microsoft Security AI Research Award, 2020 Amazon Research Awards). He also has rich industry experience through multiple internships at leading companies and research labs (e.g., Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research Asia, Facebook, NEC Labs America).