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News:

I will be talking about Hybrid Mobile Apps and Other Stories at the following venues: 
12/19 – Google Research, Sunnyvale, California
12/14 – University of California San Diego
12/10 – University of California Santa Barbara
11/29 – University of California Los Angeles
11/19 – University of California Riverside

Short Bio

Dr. Meera Sridhar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte. Her research interests span language-based and systems security, formal methods, and their application to web, mobile and Internet-of-Things security. Her research is currently supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Sridhar is a member of ACM, ACM-W and WiCyS.

Dr. Sridhar received her Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002, graduating with University and College Honors. She received her Master’s in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004, and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2014. Dr. Sridhar is an International Baccalaureate Diploma holder from the International School Manila, Philippines.

specific areas of interest: program analysis and verification, model-checking, in-lined reference monitoring (binary instrumentation), security policies, language design and analysis, program equivalence, language-based solutions for web, mobile security, and IoT security, program-proof co-development, security for cyber-physical systems

Academic Positions

  • Present2014

    Assistant Professor

    Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • 20142007

    Teaching and Research Assistant

    Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas

Education

  • Ph.D. August 2014

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

    University of Texas at Dallas

  • M.S. August 2004

    Master of Science in Computer Science

    Carnegie Mellon University

  • B.S. December 2002

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

    Carnegie Mellon University

Grants, Awards and Honors

  • 2016—2019
    NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award
    A Language-based Approach to Hybrid Mobile App Security. Years 2016—2019, $209,985
  • December 2002
    University and College Honors, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science
    University and College Honors, Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science