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Upcoming Talks

Prof. Patrick McDaniel 

Dr. Patrick McDaniel
Director, Institute for Network and Security Research 
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The Pennsylvania State University
Machine Learning in Adversarial Settings
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Haldeman Center 041
3:30 PM

Past Talks

Sarit Kraus

Dr. Sarit Kraus
Professor of Computer Science at Bar-Ilan University
Attention Based Fraud Detection of Online Banking Transactions
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Haldeman Center 041
4:00 PM

Amro Farid Professor Amro Farid
Associate Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth
Hetero-functional Graph Theory for Interdependent Smart City Infrastructures
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Life Sciences Center 201
5:00 PM
Meredith Patterson

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

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 Room)
Video of Dr. Ravich's presentation:

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 21, 2018
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 5, 2017
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 28, 2017
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 14, 2017
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 8, 2017
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 31, 2017
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 31, 2017
Rockefeller 003
5:00 PM

Russian Bear

A Nation Under Attack: Advanced Cyber-Attacks in Ukraine
Thursday 6 April 2017, Oopik Auditorium 5:30 PM
Video of Roman's and Oleksii's presentations


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Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA

Recent Internship Grant Recipients

The application deadline for Summer 2016 internships is Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

Current Intern  

There is no Spring 2016 intern.


Past Interns

Ben Packer

Ben Packer '17

Ben spent his Fall 2015 term with the non-profit DemocracyOS Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The goal of The DemocracyOS Foundation is to develop an open source website that allows people to deliberate and vote on policy issues that are relevant to them, among other things.  Ben, a Computer Science major, worked on programming the website, as well as developing ideas and proposals for what the fully fledged system will look like.  To read Ben's descriptions of his work and experiences click here.

Dylan Scandinaro

Dylan Scandinaro '17

Dylan spent his Spring 2015 term in Amman, Jordan with the non-profit organization Wamda Research Lab (  He taught Middle Eastern entrepreneurs how to use data analysis to make strategic business decisions.  He also analyzed data on entrepreneurship and business in the Middle East to be presented to foreign investors and governments.

Irene Feng '17

Irene Feng '17

Irene spent the Winter 2015 term interning for Girl Rising in New York City.  Girl Rising's mission is to raise awareness of girls' education around the world and the positive impact it brings.  Irene, an intended Computer Science major, was Girl Rising’s first technology and web development intern.  

George Boateng '16

George Boateng '16

George interned during the Summer 2014 term in Ghana implementing "Project iSWEST 2014," (Innovating Solutions with Engineering, Science & Technology), a summer program to get high school students solving problems by inspiring them to be creative while coaching them to develop innovative solutions to problems in their communities.

Peter Saisi '16

Peter Saisi '16

Peter spent Summer 2014 working with the County Government of Bungoma, Kenya, teaching Computer Studies and training Computer Studies teachers. Peter's internship was co-funded by the Tucker Foundation.

Ajay Kannon '15

Ajay Kannan '15

Ajay spent Winter 2014 at MIT's Little Devices Lab, which focuses on affordable health, medical technology, and DIY innovation. The Little Devices Lab works with communities all over the world to design medical technology that can be built out of local materials.

 Henry Joyce

Henry Joyce '17

Henry interned during Winter 2014 with agricultural economist Dr. Luis Crouch through the International Development Group (IDG), part of the non-profit RTI, International, based in Washington, DC, assisting in the development of a model of the world agro-economy.


Cooper Thomas '14

Cooper spent Summer 2013 as the GIS Intern for the Boston Cyclists Union, analyzing bicycle incident data to locate the safest and most dangerous areas for riders in the city and create maps and information graphics.


Tausif Noor '14 

Tausif spent Winter 2013 in Dhaka, Bangladesh volunteering for the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) doing research on the education system, assessing the content of Computer Aided Learning (CAL) materials.


Mary Scott Cain '14

Mary Scott spent Winter 2013 interning with the Georgia-based Chalmers Center for Economic Development, and spent time in West Africa researching the impact of mobile banking on developing economies.


Anani Sawadogo '14

Anani spent Summer 2012 in Burkina Faso, organizing and teaching a summer camp on web design and entrepreneurship under the supervision of the International School of Ouagadougou.


Charles Governali '12

Charlie spent Summer 2012 with the Natural Capital Project in Palo Alto, CA, helping to improve a spatially explicit model of biodiversity. 


Jake Epstein '13

Jake spent Winter 2012 in Kathmandu working as a computer technology development intern with the NGO Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN).


Robert Szypko '12

Robert spent Summer 2011 in Boston working for Partners' in Health on their Global Health Delivery Project's online platform.


Lauren Rosenbaum '11

Lauren spent Summer 2010 working with the peer-to-peer microloan non-profit Zidisha in Masai Mara.


Emma Smithayer '12

Emma worked with the One Laptop Per Child program in Uruguay during Spring 2010.


Parker Phinney '12

During Winter 2010, Parker worked in Philadelphia for OpenHatch, a community website working to help the development of open source software.











Last Updated: 3/30/16