Stephen Chong

Stephen Chong

  • Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science


Stephen Chong is a Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Chong's research aims to help programmers write trustworthy programs. He focuses on using programming language technologies (including type systems, dataflow analyses, and runtime mechanisms) to provide strong, practical information security guarantees.

Chong received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University; a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Math and Science from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Prior to his appointment at Harvard, Chong was a visiting scholar at Pomona College and a Research Associate at the University of New South Wales. He has also worked as an information technology consultant and contractor. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award, an AFOSR Young Investigator award, and a Sloan Research Fellowship.

Contact Information

Nickname: Steve
Office:Maxwell Dworkin 145
Office Phone:(617) 496-6382
Office Fax(617) 495-2489
Assistant:Jill M Susarrey
Assistant Office:Maxwell Dworkin 343
Assistant Phone:(617) 496-1460
Research Mgr: Ashley E Bens

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