Carnegie Mellon University

Lujo Bauer

Dr. Lujo Bauer

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer Science

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Lujo Bauer is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and of Computer Science, at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University in 1997 and his Ph.D., also in Computer Science, from Princeton University in 2003. Dr. Bauer is a member of CyLab, Carnegie Mellon's computer security and privacy institute, and serves as the director of CyLab's Cyber Autonomy Research Center.

Dr. Bauer's research examines many aspects of computer security and privacy, including developing high-assurance access-control systems, building systems in which usability and security co-exist, and designing practical tools for identifying software vulnerabilities. His recent work focuses on developing tools and guidance to help users stay safer online and on examining how advances in machine learning can (or might not) lead to a more secure future.

Dr. Bauer served as the program chair for the flagship computer security conferences of the IEEE (S&P 2015) and the Internet Society (NDSS 2014) and is an associate editor of ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security.