Z. Berkay Celik

Assistant Professor

Purdue University

Berkay Celik is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University, where he is the co-director of the Purdue Security (PurSec) laboratory and a member of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS). His research investigates the design and evaluation of security for software and systems, specifically on emerging computing platforms and the complex physical environments in which they operate. Through systems design, program analysis, and formal methods, his research seeks to improve security and privacy guarantees in commodity computer systems. His research approach is best illustrated by his extensive work in the security and privacy of the Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical systems, including robotic vehicles, automobiles, and autonomous vehicles. He has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2022 and Google ASPIRE Research award in 2021, 2022, and 2023. More information about his research group and publication record is available at https://beerkay.github.io.