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Meredith Patterson

Meredith Patterson
Co-originator of the Language-theoretic Approach to Computer Security
Computational Linguistics & Computer Security
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
Kemeny Hall 108

Past Talks

Samantha Ravich

Samantha Ravich
Deputy Chair of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board
Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: Why America’s Private Sector is now on
the Front Lines of an Emerging Battlefield
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference 

William Regli, Ph.D

William Regli, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute for Systems Research at the Clark School of Engineering, 
Professor of Computer Science at the 
University of Maryland at College Park
A New Type of Thinking
Friday, June 22, 2018
Life Sciences Center 105
11:00 AM

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Dr. Gautam Shroff
Vice President, Chief Scientist, and Head of Research at Tata Consultancy Services 
Enterprise AI for Business 4.0: from Automation to Amplification
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
3:30 PM

John Dickerson UMD

John P Dickerson
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland
Using Optimization to Balance Fairness and Efficiency in Kidney Exchange
Monday,  May 21st
Kemeny Hall 008
3:30 PM

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Russian Interference in American Politics and Cyber Threats to Our Democracy
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Alumni Hall (Hopkins Center)
11:00 AM

Lisa Monaco

Lisa Monaco
Former Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
In Conversation: Lisa Monaco, Fmr Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Filene Auditorium (Moore Building)
5:00 PM
Sponsored by The Dickey Center for International Understanding

John Stewart EPRI

John Stewart
Sr. Technical Leader, Cyber Security, EPRI
Securing Grid Control Systems
Friday, January 12, 2018
Sudikoff L045 Trust Lab
12:00 Noon

M. Todd Henderson

M. Todd Henderson
Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Hacking Trust: How the Social Technology of Cooperation Will Revolutionize Government
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Sponsored by: Rockefeller Center

Dr. Liz Bowman

Dr. Elizabeth Bowman
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Information: Army Social Computing Research
Tuesday, December 5th
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
4:00 PM

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi
Royal Holloway University of London
Network Security Analytics for Detection of Advanced Cyberattacks
Tuesday, November 28th
Sudikoff Trust Lab (L045)
12:30 PM

V.S. Subrahmanian

V.S. Subrahmanian
Dartmouth Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society
Bots, Socks, and Vandals
Tuesday, November 14th
Carson L01
5:00 PM 

Rand Beers

Rand Beers ('64)
Big Data, the Internet, and Social Media:  The Road to the November 2016 Election
Wednesday, November 8th
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
4:30 PM 

Fright Night Imge

Wanna See Something REALLY Scary?
ISTS Looks at the Dark Web on Halloween Night
Tuesday, October 31st
udikoff  045 Trust Lab (dungeon)
7:30 PM - RSVP
Space is Limited 

Sal Stolfo

Salvatore J. Stolfo 
Columbia University
A Brief History of Symbiote Defense
Tuesday, October 31st
Rockefeller 003
5:00 PM

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Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
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Ross Koppel, PhD

Ross Koppel

Dr. Koppel's current appointments include: Faculty, University of Pennsylvania Sociology Department; Principal Investigator, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Chair-Elect, AMIA Evaluation Working Group; Faculty, The Rand Corporation; Evaluator, Harvard Medical School project to restructure HIT architecture; and President, Social Research Corporation.

Professor Koppel’s work in medical informatics reflects his 40 year career as researcher and professor of sociology of work and organizations, statistics, ethnographic research, survey research, and medical sociology. He is the principal investigator of Penn’s study on hospital workplace culture and medication errors. In the past 4 years Dr. Koppel has published over 25 articles and book chapters on HIT in JAMA, Health Affairs, JAMIA, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Journal of Clinical Care, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Journal of Managed Care, AHRQ-M&M, and Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology plus two books (one on research methods (Sage Publications) and one in press). Koppel is also the author of several works on evaluation and use of statistical methods in medical settings.

His work generally combines sophisticated statistical analyses with survey research and skilled ethnographic research—focusing on use of HIT in situ. Prof. Koppel is currently Co-PI of an AHRQ-funded project to develop a guide to implementing HIT while mitigating unintended consequences. That guide is based on new models of interactions between technology and organizations, which Koppel co-authored with Michael Harrison. In addition to his work in medical informatics, Koppel has authored over 160 academic papers and articles, several monographs, and several books and book chapters. Many of those works addressed the interaction between technology and the workplace, training for use of technology, hospitals as workplaces, illness and society, and the cost of disease and caregiving to the U. S. economy.

Dr. Koppel is the recipient of the Distinguished Career Award in the Practice of Sociology from the American Sociological Association (ASA). He has also been honored with the William Foote Whyte Award from the ASA’s section on Public Sociology, the Robert E. Park Award from the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, the Distinguished Career Award from the Society for Applied Sociology, and several other awards for his work in Sociological scholarship and practice. He has served as president of all of America’s associations of applied sociologists. Koppel also: is the incoming chair of AMIA’s Evaluation Working Group; sits on several academic journal editorial boards, serves on the Board of the European Sociology Association’s Section on Qualitative Methods; has twice served on the White House Conference on Future of Small Business & Entrepreneurship; was president of the section on Temporal Ecology of the Research Committee on Social Ecology of the International Sociological Association; and has served as an evaluator for the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Last Updated: 5/12/10