Dawn Song

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Dawn Song
Alma materTsinghua University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of California, Berkeley
AwardsMacArthur Fellowship (2010)
Scientific career
Fieldselectrical engineering, computer science
InstitutionsCarnegie Mellon University, University of California, Berkeley

Dawn Song is a 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]


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.


Song became 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, machine learning, and blockchain.

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, the MIT Technology Review TR35 named Song as one of the top 35 innovators in The World under the age of 35.[6]


  1. ^ "Dawn Xiaodong Song's Home Page". Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  2. ^ "Dawn Song | EECS at UC Berkeley". eecs.berkeley.edu. 2011-05-13. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  3. ^ "Dawn Song". John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  4. ^ http://www.gf.org/fellows/16867-dawn-song
  5. ^ "UC Berkeley Press Release". Berkeley.edu. 2010-09-28. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  6. ^ "2009 Young Innovators Under 35". Technology Review. 2009. Retrieved August 15, 2011.

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