Güliz Seray Tuncay

Güliz Seray Tuncay

Senior Research Scientist

Android Security and Privacy, Google


I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I was a part of the Illinois Security Lab and advised by Carl Gunter. My Ph.D. thesis was selected as the runner up for the ACM SIGSAC Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2021. I was named a Rising Star in EECS in 2019.

I have been a security researcher at Android Security and Privacy (ASAP) at Google since 2019. My research interests include mobile security and mobile computing.


  • Mobile Security
  • Usable Security
  • Mobile Computing


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2019

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, 2013

    University of Florida

  • B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (Ranked first), 2010

    Middle East Technical University