Phoenix (Dongfeng) Fang

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering


Dr. Phoenix (Dongfeng) Fang is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She is also affiliated with the Computer Engineering Program. Phoenix received her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln , under the guidance of Dr. Yi Qian, her MS degree in School of Mechatronic Engineering and Automation from Shanghai University, under the guidance of Dr. Zhou Su, and her BS degree in School of Astronautic from Harbin Institute of Technology. Phoenix's educational goal is to develop opportunities for diverse students to get hands on experience with cybersecurity and privacy. Her research interests include wireless communications and networks, public safety communications, cyber security (wireless security, cyber-physical security, critical infrastructure security, 5G security, IoT security), and privacy.