Visiting Associate Research Scholar
Yan Shvartzshanider was a visiting postdoctoral research associate (2016-18) and is now a visiting associate research scholar at CITP (2018-2020). He is also an assistant professor/faculty fellow in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU, where he is affiliated with Open Networks and Big Data Lab group. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia and is currently working on architectures and algorithms for privacy-preserving information systems. In particular, his work focuses on developing a privacy framework based on the theory of Contextual Integrity. Before NYU, Yan held postdoctoral positions in Princeton (Edge lab) and Cambridge University (OCaml lab) where he worked on designing networked systems architectures for the Internet of Things and Fog networks. In general, Yan is passionate about solving fundamental problems that have real-world impact as well as fascinated by the commercial side of transferring ideas into viable business propositions.