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Jean Yang

Assistant Professor (on leave)
Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University

jyang2 [at] cs [dot] cmu [dot] edu
GHC 7113
Curriculum Vitae
Administrative Assistant

Erin Davis, eedavis [at] andrew [dot] cmu [dot] edu

Selected Press


General Software Security and Privacy

"Automating security, privacy in software programming," Rob Wright, SearchSecurity, October 16, 2015. [article]
"Coding In The Cloud Era Demands A Structural Rethink To Bake In Security And Privacy," Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch, September 27, 2015. [article]

Cybersecurity Factory

"The Quest to Rescue Security Research from the Ivory Tower," Klint Finley, Wired, July 2, 2015. [article]
"Cybersecurity Factory nurtures early-stage startups in a tough field," Barb Darrow, Fortune, June 26, 2015. [article]
"Boston Cybersecurity Teams Win a Spot in Highland Capital’s Pilot Accelerator," Janelle Nanos, The Boston Globe, June 3, 2015. [article]
"MIT Students, Highland Capital, Partner to Launch Cybersecurity Factory," Janelle Nanos, The Boston Globe, March 31, 2015. [article]
"MIT CSAIL Students Are Launching a Cybersecurity Startup Program," Rebecca Strong, BostInno, March 31, 2015. [article]

Jeeves Programming Language

"A Better Way To Protect Privacy? Take The Programmer Out Of The Equation." Jessica Leber, Fast CoExist, March 7, 2014. [article]
"Out in the Open: A New Programming Language With Built-In Privacy Protocols." Klint Finley, Wired, March 3, 2014. [article]
"Want to build privacy into your apps? Check out Jeeves, now available in Python." Barb Darrow, Gigaom, February 11, 2014. [article]
"New Programming Language Removes Human Error from Privacy Equation." CSAIL, MIT Technology Review, February 10, 2014. [article]
"Cloud Trailblazers: 10 for 2013. Mission Possible? Jean Yang." Barb Darrow, Gigaom, May 28, 2013. [article]
"What your online friends reveal about where you are." Jacob Aron, New Scientist, January 25, 2012. [article]

Verve Operating System

"Download Verve non-Windows OS from Microsoft Research." Softpedia, December 10, 2010. [article]
"Announcing Verve - A Type-Safe Operating System." James Vastbinder, InfoQ, December 8, 2010. [article]

Profiles and Interviews

In the New York Times talking about how Pittsburgh is hip now. [article]
On Veronika Chleplygina's blog as part of her "How I Fail" series. [post]
On the blog talking about my work and my views on programming, June 2017. [post]
On The Women in Tech Show talking about my work, February 2017. [interview]
In The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as part of "Pittsburgh's creative forces: 12 people to meet in 2017," January 2017. [article]
On Philip Guo's podcast talking about time and serendipity management, December 2016. [post+video]
In the MIT Technology Review as one of the "35 Innovators Under 35," August 2016. [profile]
In Andi Diehn's children's book Cool Women Who Code talking about my path to Computer Science, August 2015. [book]
On The Setup talking about my work setup, May 2015. [interview]
On Reddit's Upvoted podcast talking about computer science and women in STEM, February 2015. (Chosen as one of the A.V. Club's best podcasts of the week.) [podcast]
On the Gigaom Structure podcast talking about internet misogyny and programming for privacy, January 2015. [article+audio]
In an interview for my middle/high school's newspaper Ellisian Times talking about my early education and advice for girls, March 2014. [article]
@julialindau's nicely illustrated profile on my path to Computer Science, March 2013. [blog post]
In Lan Li's short documentary film rocks, bands, logic talking about graduate school, fall 2011. [video]