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Research interests include:

Data Provenance, System Auditing, Threat Detection, and Forensic Analysis

Wajih Ul Hassan is an incoming Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia, starting in Fall 2022. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2021. His research focuses on securing complex networked systems by leveraging data provenance approaches and scalable system design. He has collaborated with NEC Labs and Symantec Research Labs to integrate his defensive techniques into commercial security products. He received a Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship, a Young Researcher in Heidelberg Laureate Forum, an RSA Security Scholarship, a Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship, a Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Fellowship, and an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award.