Dan Lin

Dan Lin

Dan Lin, Associate Professor, Director of I-Privacy Lab, Robert H. Buescher Faculty Fellow

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dan Lin


Dr. Dan Lin is a Robert H. Buescher Faculty Fellow and tenured associate professor with joint appointments in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Department of Management. She joined the University of Missouri in Fall 2018. Before that, she was the associate chair for Graduate Study and director of Cybersecurity Lab at the Department of Computer Science at Missouri S&T. She did her postdoc at Purdue University with Professor Elisa Bertino. She also visited Aalborg University (Denmark) and worked with Professor Christian Jensen for three months. She obtained her BS from Fudan University, Shanghai, China and her PhD from the National University of Singapore under the supervision of Professor Beng Chin Ooi. Her main research interests cover many areas in the fields of database systems and information security. Her current research includes big data processing, security and privacy in cloud computing, privacy preservation in social networking, location privacy in mobile applications, routing and security issues in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs). Her research are funded by the NSF, NSA and Department of Energy. She has served as program committee members in many premium conferences such as SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, ICDCS and SSTD. She is currently an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.


  • PhD National University of Singapore
  • BS Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Technical Focus

Privacy in Social Networks
Cloud Computing and Big Data Processing
Security and Privacy in IoT environments
Autonomous Vehicles

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