Patrick Tague is an associate research professor at Carnegie Mellon University with appointments in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Information Networking Institute, and he is also the associate director of the Information Networking Institute (INI). Patrick leads the Mobile, Embedded, and Wireless Security group at the Silicon Valley Campus of Carnegie Mellon, and the group is affiliated with Carnegie Mellon CyLab.
Tague's research interests include wireless communications and networking; wireless/mobile security and privacy; robust and resilient networked systems; and analysis and sense-making of sensor network data. He received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington as a member of the Network Security Lab and B.S. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Patrick received the Yang Research Award for outstanding graduate research in the UW Electrical Engineering Department, the Outstanding Graduate Research Award from the UW Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, and the NSF CAREER award.
2009 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
2007 MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
2003 BS, Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
2003 BS, Mathematics, University of Minnesota
- Applications of security and privacy
- automotive and transportation security and privacy
- cyber physical systems security and privacy
- cyberphysical systems (CPS)
- data security and privacy
- embedded systems
- embedded systems security
- hardware security
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- IoT security and privacy
- ML and AI
- mobile and app security and privacy
- mobile systems
- network security
- privacy enhancing technologies
- secure systems
- security of AI and ML
- smart infrastructure
- systems security
- usable privacy and security
- wireless systems
First round of Secure and Private IoT Initiative funded projects announced
CyLab’s Secure and Private IoT Initiative (IoT@CyLab) has broken ground as the first round of funded proposals have been announced. Twelve selected projects will be funded for one year, and results will be presented at the IoT@CyLab annual summit next year.
CMU-SV’s Top 10 of 2018
We are counting down to the new year with CMU-SV’s top 10 of 2018, celebrating novel projects, awards, and research wins from this past year.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jun Han pairing Iot devices by sensors
CyLab’s Jun Han discusses his research in determining how IoT devices can pair through sensing the same events in an environment.
INI students help build BitClave’s blockchain network
INI students worked with blockchain start-up BitClave to drive the company’s development in new directions.
Tague comments on the benefits of BitClave in MediaPost
ECE’s Patrick Tague explains in MediaPost that the technology powering BitClave, a decentralized search advertising platform, focuses on the idea of consumer control, privacy, and protection.
Hacking mobile games to improve security
Protecting mobile games against hackers has been challenging, and a recent study by a group of Carnegie Mellon researchers shows how much work needs to be done.