SCS Student Awards
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
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Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowships
– The fellowship program is awarded to three promising graduate students who demonstrate an interest in investigating innovative solutions to real-world challenges in information security, storage and systems management.

  • Polo Chau, Ph.D., Machine Learning Department, 2009
    – His research combines the fields of machine learning and human-computer interaction to create visual and interactive graph mining systems that help analysts keep pace with emerging threats by identifying and specifying anomalous patterns and instructing a system to detect them. Chau was also a recipient of the Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship awarded in June 2008. His research efforts as an intern contributed to the development of Symantec's innovative reputation-based approach to malware detection.

  • Polo Chau, Ph.D., Human-Computer Interaction Institute, 2008

  • David Brumley, Ph.D., Computer Science Department, 2007

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