Yanan Guo

Yanan Guo

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Office Location
3403 Wegmans Hall
Web Address

Research Overview

Yanan Guo is a tenure-track assistant professor in the CS department of the University of Rochester. Her research interests lie in computer architecture and cybersecurity, with a goal of building secure, high-performance computing systems. Specifically, she studies microarchitectural side channels, memory exploitation, machine learning security, as well as GPU systems and architectures. She has developed the first GPU ROP attack and multiple CPU/GPU side-channel attacks.

Research Interests

  • Microarchitectural side channels
  • Software security
  • Machine learning security
  • GPU systems and architectures
  • Memory systems