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Past Talks

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

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

ISTS Information Pamphlet



Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA

Ajit Appari, Ph.D.

appariResearch Fellow, Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies,
Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

Ajit Appari has been a research fellow with the Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) at Tuck since 2008. He is also affiliated with the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society as a post doctoral research fellow. His current research interests include studying the management and policy issues of using information technology (IT) in the healthcare sector. Particularly, he is interested in examining the information security and privacy challenges including HIPAA compliance, and value (quality and cost) impact of IT in the complex clinical, organizational, and economic environment of healthcare. In addition, his research focuses on economic impact of information security risks to organizations.

Prior to joining CDS, Ajit has taught undergraduate courses and assisted graduate courses at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. His teaching interests include database management, strategic management of IT, decision support technologies. In addition he has delivered training programs on quality management, software project management, and industrial statistics to industry professionals in India. Ajit received his PhD from the Syracuse University in Business Administration. Before entering the PhD program, he worked in quality management and software development for Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab in Bangalore India, an R&D arm of Honeywell.

Ajit received his bachelor of technology in Production Engineering and Management from National Institute of Technology (formerly Calicut Regional Engineering College, Calicut University), and his master of technology in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, India.

Email: ajit.appari[at]

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Last Updated: 9/16/10