Julia Lanier

Graduate Research Assistant at University of Michigan

About Me

I am a computer science and engineering PhD student at the University of Michigan. I am working with Dr. Kevin Fu with a research focus in security and privacy.

My current resume.


Remote Sensing Center Undergraduate Research

Designed a direct digital synthesizer module for radar applications. The publication, An Initial Implementation of a Direct Digital Synthesizer Module for Radar Applications, can be found here.

Autonomous Kayak Undergraduate Research

Worked on a team developing software to create an autonomous kayak for ocean monitoring.


Revere Control Systems


Co-op Engineering Student

Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2018

Cooperative Education is a special academic program at The University of Alabama in which students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment.

Designed, built, and tested instrumentation and control systems including communications, SCADA, and motor protection and control for municipal, OEM, and industrial applications.


University of Michigan

PhD Computer Science and Engineering

2019 - present

Graduate research assistant in the Security and Privacy Research lab. More information about the lab can be found at spqr.eecs.umich.edu.

University of Alabama

BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering Concentration, Computer Science Minor, Mathematics Minor

2014 - 2019

During my time at the University of Alabama I was very involved on campus. I held many leadership positions such as President of Eta Kappa Nu, Finance Vice President of Alpha Delta Pi, Secretary of Alpha Kappa Psi, and various other positions. I also received the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Senior Award in 2018 and the Fred R. Maxwell Jr. Award in 2017.

A Little More About Me

Alongside my interests in computer science and engineering some of my other interests and hobbies are:

  • Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Coffee
  • Pok√©mon Go