Johnny So

Johnny So

PhD Student

Stony Brook University

Biography

I am a second-year Computer Science PhD student at Stony Brook University, advised by Professor Nick Nikiforakis.

Interests

  • Web Security
  • Distributed Systems
  • Network Security
  • Algorithms

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, 2020 - Present

    Stony Brook University

  • BSc in Computer Science and Applied Math and Statistics (Summa Cum Laude), 2016 - 2020

    Stony Brook University

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Research Project Assistant

PragSec Lab, Stony Brook University

Aug 2020 – Present Stony Brook, New York
 
 
 
 
 

Software Development Engineer Intern

Amazon

Jun 2019 – Aug 2019 Seattle, Washington
Created an intent recommendation service for third-party Alexa skills using short utterance text data
 
 
 
 
 

Software Engineer Intern

Softheon

Jun 2018 – Dec 2018 Stony Brook, New York
  • Developed the backing RESTful API for a prototype of an online health exchange platform with interns
  • Established a preprocessing library that can be used to build machine learning models

Teaching

CSE 331: Computer Security Fundamentals

CSE 214: Data Structures

Contact

  • josso[at]cs.stonybrook.edu