Carnegie Mellon University

David Brumley

David Brumley

Bosch Security and Privacy Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Robert Mehrabian Collaborative Innovation Center 2202
  • 412-268-3851


David Brumley is the Bosch Security and Privacy Professor at CMU, the Director of CyLab, the CMU Security and Privacy Institute, a Professor in ECE with an appointment in CS, and a founding member and academic advisor for a world ranked competitive hacking team. His research interests include all areas of security, with a specialization in software security. Prof. Brumley received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Northern Colorado. Brumley's honors include a United States Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Obama, a 2013 Sloan Foundation award and numerous best paper awards. Brumley's security startup ForAllSecure won the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge that tested fully autonomous full-spectrum attack and defense cyber reasoning systems.