Leadership Team

Founding Director

customLogoAzer Bestavros [2011–present]
Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
Cyber-physical and real-time systems; Internet & cloud computing; economics-inspired computing 

Directors

Institute Directors are ex-officio members of the Institute’s Steering Committee.

ran-portraitRan Canetti [2013–present]
Director, Center for Reliable Information Systems & Cyber Security (On sabbatical through Spring 2016)
Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
Cryptography; cybersecurity; composable security; theoretical computer science 


david-coker-240x300David Coker [2012–present]
Director, Center for Computational Science
Professor, Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
Computational molecular chemistry; computational atomistic modeling; computational material science

profile-photo-2Chris Dellarocas [2011–present]
Director, Digital Learning Initiative
Professor, Information Systems, Questrom School of Business
Online reputation systems; social networks; collective intelligence; economics of media industry


MATHSTATSOrran Krieger [2012–present]
Director, Cloud Computing Initiative
Professor of the Practice, Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Operating systems and virtualization; software systems; cloud computing 

CAS faculty - mathamamatics, statistics, and computer scienceLeonid Reyzin [2014–present]
Acting Director, Center for Reliable Information Systems & Cyber Security
Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
Security, Cryptography, and Theory of Computation

Steering Committee Members

andrea_berlincropAndrea Berlin [2015–present]
Professor, Archaeology, College of Arts and Sciences
Archaeology and history of the Achaemenid, Hellenistic, and Roman East, ceramic studies, second-temple Judaism, archaeology of Israel and digital humanities


CAS faculty - mathamamatics, statistics, and computer scienceMargrit Betke [2011–present]
Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
HCI for people with disabilities; medical and cellular imaging; visual analysis of bat behavior 

ByersJohn Byers [2015–present]
Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
Designing algorithms, conducting measurements and building systems in networking, electronic commerce, and large-scale data management

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Roscoe Giles [2011–present]
Professor, Electrical & Computing Engineering, College of Engineering
Advanced computer architectures; high-performance distributed and parallel computing; computational science


 
hurley2010Cornelius Hurley [2012–present]
Professor & Director, School of Law
Banking, financial law, and public policy; economic modeling and investment management

Kepler-T-150x150 copyThomas Kepler [2012–present]
Professor, Microbiology, School of Medicine
Computational and comparative immunology; evolution of multilevel systems; biostatistics; bioinformatics 

paschalidisYannis Paschalidis [2015–present]
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Systems and control, networking, applied probability, optimization, operations research, computational biology, and bioinformatics

shinn-cunninghamBarbara Shinn-Cunningham [2011–present]
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
Computational cognitive and neuroscience for cross-modal integration; neural coding and perceptions


ThackerStrom Thacker  [2012–present]
Professor, International Relations and Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences
International and comparative political economy, governance, and development; Latin American studies; Mexican political economy and politics

 

Former Members

brower2Richard Brower [2011–2012]
Professor, Electrical & Computing Engineering, College of Engineering
Computational physics; molecular dynamics simulation; high-performance scientific computing

castanonDavid Castanon [2011–2015]
Professor, Electrical & Computing Engineering, College of Engineering
Stochastic control; combinatorial optimization and scheduling; subsurface imaging


CAS faculty - mathamamatics, statistics, and computer scienceMark Crovella [2011–2015]
Professor & Chair, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
Performance evaluation of computer systems; Internet measurement; network science 


friedlMark Friedl [2011–2012]
Professor, Earth & Environment,  College of Arts and Sciences
Remote sensing; computational and statistical models for land-atmosphere energy exchange 

claudio_rebbiClaudio Rebbi [2011–2012]
Professor, Physics, College of Arts and Sciences
Computational physics; particle theory; computational methods for QCD


Straub, JohnJohn Straub [2011–2012]
Professor, Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
Computational methods for modeling and analysis of protein dynamics and thermodynamics

 
zlatevaTanya Zlateva [2011–2013]
Associate Professor, Computer Science, Metropolitan College.
Ex OfficioInformation security; computational modeling of visual perception; pattern recognition