Z. Morley Mao

University of Michigan


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Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – The University of Michigan

Dr. Morley Mao received their B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. They are a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, Sloan Fellowship, and the IBM Faculty Partnership Award. They have been named the Morris Wellman Faculty Development Professor. Their research interests encompass network systems, mobile and distributed systems, and network/systems security. Their work involves both empirical data collection and analysis, as well as the design and implementation of new systems.

Their Research

Cybersecurity of Transportation Infrastructure in a Connected-Vehicle Environment
Principal Investigator:
Henry Liu & Z. Morley Mao
Research Thrusts: Enabling Technology, Infrastructure Design & Management, Policy & Planning
Hardening the CAV Ecosystem to Reduce Cybersecurity Risks – Year One
Principal Investigator(s):
Zhi-Li Zhang, Z. Morley Mao, & Yiheng Feng
Research Focus: Cybersecurity, Safety