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Dan Wallach

STAR-Vote: A Secure, Transparent, Auditable and Reliable Voting System

Professor Dan Wallach
Rice University
Thursday April 27, 2017
Carson L01, 5:00 PM

Ben Miller Dragos

Pandora's Power Grid - What Can State Attacks Do and What Would be the Impact?

Ben Miller
Chief Threat Officer, Dragos, Inc.
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Kemeny 007, 4:30 PM
Brendan Nyhan




Factual Echo Chambers? Fact-checking and Fake News in Election 2016.

Professor Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth College
Thursday May 4, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dickie George


Espionage and Intelligence

Professor Dickie George
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday May 11, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

A Nation Under Attack: Advanced Cyber-Attacks in Ukraine

Ukrainian Cybersecurity Researchers
Thursday April 6, 2017
Oopik Auditorium 5:30 PM

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Professor Sean Smith, Director of the ISTS and Bill Nisen, Associate Director, spoke at the

School House residential cluster on the Internet of Risky Things  - February 21, 2017, 5:30 PM

Craig Smith




You Don't Own Your Car
Craig Smith
Tuesday May 10, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

David Safford


Hardware Based Security for GE's Industrial Control Systems
David Safford
GE Global Research
Tuesday May 17, 2016
Carson L02 @4:15



"It's Fine," They Said. "Just Ship It," They Said.
Dan Tentler
The Phobos Group
Tuesday April 12, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

Harold Thimbleby




The Best Way to Improve Healthcare is to Improve Computers
Harold Thimbleby
Swansea University
April 23, 2015

Craig Shue




Managing User-Level Compromises in Enterprise Network
Craig Shue
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
March 31, 2015



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New Systems Challenges in the Multi-core World


Dr. Raj YavatkarWith continued transistor scaling and ability put billion+ transistors on the die, multi-core computing has gone mainstream. That includes an increasingly SoC (System on a Chip) architecture that integrates many different components. By putting 10s of multi-threaded processor cores on a die, the computing industry will soon deliver TeraScale system performance on every desktop. However, such a potential also brings with it an interesting set of challenges in the areas of computer system architecture, system security, resilient systems, and support for emerging applications. The talk will describe these research challenges as well as potential directions for addressing them.


Dr. Raj Yavatkar is an Intel Fellow and Director of the Platform Validation Architecture in the Digital Enterprise Group. He leads the efforts to introduce design/validation technology innovations to reduce the silicon and platform validation complexity. Dr. Yavatkar led the formation of the Systems Technology Lab involved in advanced R&D in the areas of system architecture and platform technologies. From 1999 through 2004, he was the Chief Software Architect for Intel's IXP family of network processors.

Dr. Yavatkar received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University in 1989 and holds twelve patents, with more than 25 pending. He is recognized as a leading expert in the networking industry, and was the General Chair of ACM Sigcomm 2004. Dr. Yavatkar has published more than 30 papers in academic journals and conferences and has co-authored the book, Inside the Internet's Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) published by John Wiley. He serves on the editorial board of the IEEE Network magazine and previously served as an editor of Computer Communications, ACM/Springer-Verlag Journal on Multimedia Systems and Kluwer’s Multimedia Tools and Applications. He has served as Vice-Chairman of the Network Processing Forum, which developed standards for the network processing industry.