Dan Wallach is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and a Rice Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy. His research considers a variety of different computer security topics, ranging from web browsers, servers, and networks through electronic voting technologies and smartphones. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the USENIX Association. Prior to arriving at Rice, Wallach earned his PhD at Princeton University’s computer science department, advised by Ed Felten and Andrew Appel, and got his BS in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California, at Berkeley.

Christopher Bronk, Ph.D., is the Baker Institute fellow in information technology policy. He holds additional appointments in the Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies, Rice University’s Department of Computer Science and the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. His research is focused in the area of cyber geopolitics with additional work in innovation, knowledge management, international politics, and policy related to intelligence and international security. Bronk has provided commentary and opinion for a variety of news outlets, including the New York Times, Foreign Policy, Der Spiegel, Scientific American, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, the BBC and the Houston Chronicle. Holding a Ph.D. from The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, Bronk also studied international relations at Oxford University and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Current Graduate Students:

Theodore Book
Judson Dressler
Adam Pridgen
Anhei Shu
Daniel Song
Rima Tanash

Grad Student Alumni (masters, PhD, etc.):

Cristian Coarfa (Baylor College of Medicine)
Scott Crosby (Two Sigma)
Anwis Das (Google)
Mike Dietz (Google)
Yuri Dotsenko (Microsoft)
Eyal de Lara (University of Toronto)
Seth Nielsen (Harbor Labs)
Ersin Öksüzoğlu (Intel)
Tsuen-Wan “Johnny” Ngan (Google)
Yuliy Pisetsky (Facebook)
Algis Rudys (Google)
Daniel Sandler (Google)
Bhargava Shastry
Shashi Shekhar (Google)
Ping Tao (TI)

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