Thursday, March 13, 2014

Five SCS Faculty Promoted to Associate and Full Professors

Chris Peikert has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Chris works on cryptography, particularly in schemes based on the hardness of lattice problems. Chris received an NSF CAREER award and a Sloan Fellowship and sits on the editorial board of Theory of Computing.
Patrick Traynor has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Patrick is an expert in mobile security. He has received a NSF CAREER and Sloan Fellowship and is PC co-chair of the 2014 ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks.
Constantine Dovrolis was promoted to full professor. Constantine works on network inference, Internet evolution and network science. Constantine has received an NSF CAREER award and has chaired or co-chaired the program committees for the Workshop for Internet Topology and Economics, SIGCOMM coNEXT, ACM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference and the CAIDA Bandwidth Estimation Workshop.
Nick Feamster was promoted to full professor. Nick works on network architecture, performance, protocol design, operations and security. Nick has received many awards including an NSF PECASE, Sloan Fellowship and in 2010 named a Technology Review Top Innovator under 35. He has served on many program committees including co-chairing USENIX Network System Design and Implementation.
Alex Orso was promoted to full professor. Alex works in software engineering, particularly on software testing and analysis. He has been program chair or co-chair of several major software engineering conferences including ACM-SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation and ACM-SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis.

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