Goldberg Spotlight

Associate Professor


Sharon Goldberg is an associate professor in the Computer Science Department at Boston University. Her research uses tools from theory (cryptography, game-theory, algorithms), and networking (measurement, modeling, and simulation) to solve practical problems in network security. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2009, her B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 2003, has worked as a researcher at IBM, Cisco, and Microsoft, as an engineer at Bell Canada and Hydro One Networks, and has served on working groups of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). In 2014 she received two IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prizes, an NSF CAREER Award, and a Sloan Research Fellowship.

Selected Publications

Danny Cooper, Ethan Heilman, Kyle Brogle, Leonid Reyzin and Sharon Goldberg. On the Risk of Misbehaving RPKI Authorities. HotNets-XII, College Park, MD. November 2013.

Robert Lychev, Sharon Goldberg, Michael Schapira. Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze? BGP Security in Partial Deployment. SIGCOMM’13, Hong Kong, China. August 2013.

Sharon Goldberg and Zhenming Liu. The Diffusion of Networking Technologies. SODA’13. New York, NY. January 2013.