Peng Gao

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Tech

Office: 2217 Knowledgeworks II, 2202 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060

E-mail: penggao [at] vt [dot] edu

Research Interests

I am broadly interested in security, privacy, systems, and AI. My research focuses on creating scalable, intelligent, secure, and trustworthy systems to solve real-world challenges. My current interests include the domains of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) defenses, threat intelligence, trustworthy AI, programmable networks, and privacy-preserving systems. Please see my publications for more details.

I am affiliated with the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) as a faculty fellow.


To prospective students: I'm looking for Ph.D. students, Master's students, postdocs, visiting scholars, undergraduate interns, etc. If you are interested in joining my group, please send an email to penggao90 [at] gmail [dot] com with your CV and transcript.