Dawn Song

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Dawn Song
Fields electrical engineering, computer science
Institutions Carnegie Mellon University, University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater Tsinghua University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of California, Berkeley
Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship (2010)

Dawn Song is an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley,[1] in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department.[2]

She received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2010.[3]

Life and work

Song earned her B.S. (1996) from Tsinghua University, her M.S. (1999) from Carnegie Mellon University, and her Ph.D. (2002) from the University of California, Berkeley. She was an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University (2002–2007) before joining the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley in 2007.

Song's work focuses on computer security.

Song is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Sloan Fellowship, an NSF CAREER Award, the IBM Faculty Award, a Guggenheim fellowship,[4] and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.[5] In 2009, she was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35.[6]


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  2. "Dawn Song | EECS at UC Berkeley". eecs.berkeley.edu. 2011-05-13. Retrieved 2011-05-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Dawn Song". John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Retrieved 2011-05-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. http://www.gf.org/fellows/16867-dawn-song
  5. "UC Berkeley Press Release". Berkeley.edu. 2010-09-28. Retrieved 2011-05-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "2009 Young Innovators Under 35". Technology Review. 2009. Retrieved August 15, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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