Dawn Song's Bio
Dawn Song is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley.
Her research interest lies in deep learning and security. She has studied diverse security and privacy issues in computer
systems and networks, including areas ranging from software security,
networking security, database security, distributed systems security,
applied cryptography, to the intersection of machine learning and security. She is the recipient of various awards
including the MacArthur Fellowship, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the NSF
CAREER Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the MIT
Technology Review TR-35 Award, the
George Tallman Ladd Research Award, the Okawa
Foundation Research Award, the Li Ka Shing Foundation
Women in Science Distinguished Lecture Series Award, the Faculty Research Award from IBM, Google and other major tech companies, and Best Paper Awards
from top conferences.
She obtained her Ph.D. degree from UC Berkeley.
Prior to joining UC Berkeley as a faculty, she was an Assistant Professor
at Carnegie Mellon University from 2002 to 2007.