We’re excited to be starting the year at CITP with our new Acting Director, Nick Feamster. Our founding Director, Ed Felten, is on leave as Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer at the White House through the end of the current administration.

We hope that you’ll be able to join us for all or part of our welcome events on Friday, October 2nd, to learn about our plans for the year and to meet our visiting fellows.

Please RSVP for lunch and dinner by Friday, September 18th, using this link.


Friday, October 2, 2015

Times for lightning talks by fellows are tentative.

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Welcome Lunch
Learn about CITP’s upcoming events and activities

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Young Mie Kim
Microsoft Visiting Professor at CITP
Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Analyzing microtargeting of political ads with support from a recent Knight Foundation grant
Yong Jin Park
Associate Professor, School of Communication, Howard University
Examining various dimensions of digital privacy, particularly the impact of wearables
Eren Kursun
Program Manager for Research and Innovation, JPMorgan
Focusing on emerging technologies, innovation, and big data
Seda G├╝rses
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Studying the implications of the current U.S. cybersecurity strategy for future privacy research and policy

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Solon Barocas
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Studying ethical and epistemological issues raised by machine learning and big data
Andrea Matwyshyn
Professor of Law, Northeastern University
Studying technology innovation and its legal implications, particularly corporate information security regulation and consumer privacy

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Peter Asaro
Assistant Professor, School of Media Studies, The New School
Researching the ethical, legal, and policy implications of robotic systems
Joanna Bryson
Reader, University of Bath
Studying public goods and artificial intelligence, which involves both basic research in human sociality and experiments in technological interventions

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Aylin Caliskan-Islam
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Using machine learning and natural language processing to study security and privacy, including de-anonymization
Philipp Winter
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Working on networks and security, with a focus on the Tor anonymity network

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Dinner at the Alchemist and Barrister, 28 Witherspoon St.