- PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017
Yizheng Chen will join University of Maryland as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in Fall 2023. She works in the intersection of AI and security. She is interested in using AI to solve security problems, such as detecting malware, vulnerability, attacks and fraud. She is also interested in improving the robustness of these machine learning models. Previously, she was a postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology. Her work has received an ACM CCS Best Paper Award Runner-up and a Google ASPIRE Award. She is a recipient of the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.