Assistant Professor, Joint with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Areas: Network Security; Internet Measurements; Usable Security and Human Factors in Security; Software Security
Frank Li is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech with a joint appointment between the School of Cybersecurity and Privacy and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the Georgia Tech faculty in Fall 2020. His research interests span network and software security, Internet measurements, and human factors in security, with a particular focus on improving security operations in practice. This work has led to top-tier conference publications, as well as Best Paper Awards at the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC’14) and the USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS’19).
Before joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Li was a Visiting Researcher at Facebook. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley (2019) and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT (2013). During his graduate studies, he was supported by NSF GRFP and NDSEG fellowships, and received the Berkeley Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. He hails originally from Minnesota and remains an ardent (yet often disappointed) fan of the Vikings and Timberwolves