People

Berkeley Lab’s work on cybersecurity R&D is cross-directorate and includes scientists not only from the Computational Research Division, but also ESnet and NERSC in Computing Sciences, as well as LBNL’s IT Division, Energy Technology Area, and Earth & Environmental Sciences Area, and a number of external academic and industry partners

Current Berkeley Lab scientific research staff, faculty scientist, postdoc, and student contributors to this cross-area, cross-disciplinary team include, but are not limited to:

Research Staff

     
Dr. Sean Peisert (CS/CRD) Hamdy Elgammal (CS/CRD) Sy-Toan Ngo (ETA)
Dr. Daniel Arnold (ETA) Dr. Reinhard Gentz (CS/CRD) Ciaran Roberts (ETA)
Joshua Boverhof (CS/CRD) Jason R. Lee (CS/NERSC) Michael Sankur (ETA)

Affilate Faculty and Postdocs

     
Dr. Venkatesh Akella (UC Davis) Dr. Ruoxi Jia (Virginia Tech) Dr. Raksha Ramakrishna (KTH)
Dr. Chen-Nee Chuah (UC Davis) Dr. Jason Lowe-Power (UC Davis) Dr. Anna Scaglione (ASU)
Dr. Sisi Duan (UMBC) Dr. Hein Meling (U. Stavanger)  

Graduate Students

Ayaz Akram (UC Davis)
Chitrabhanu Gupta (UC Davis)
Ammar Haydari (UC Davis)
Ignacio Losada (ASU)
Nikhil Ravi (ASU)
Shammya Saha (ASU)

Recent LBNL CRD Cybersecurity R&D Alumni and Collaborators

Ewa Garbiec (2020 Summer Student, UCD, Ireland)
Alexandre Milesi (2020 Summer Student, UTC, France)
Archit Garg (2020 Summer Student, UC Davis)
Jinyue Song (2020 Summer Student, UC Davis)
Jayneel Vora (2020 Summer Student, UC Davis)
Wenxiao Wang (UC Berkeley)
Dr. Anna Giannakou (CRD Postdoc) → Research Scientist, LBNL CRD
Dr. Sophie Engle (USF; Visiting Scientist 2016-2020)
Dr. Dipak Ghosal (Visiting Professor, UC Davis)
Ross Gegan (Ph.D Student, UC Davis)
Dr. Dipankar Dwivedi (Research Scientist, LBNL EESA)
Amir Teshome Wonjiga (Ph.D. INRIA Rennes, 2019)
Chang Liu (Ph.D. UC Davis 2019) → Google
Jonathan Coignard (ETA Scientist 2015-2019) → Ph.D. program at Institut d’ingénierie Univ. Grenoble Alpes
Armando Domingos (M.S. UC Berkeley 2018) → DNV GL
Nathan Tsang (M.S. UC Berkeley 2018) → Software Developer, San Francisco Giants
Mahdi Jamei (Ph.D. ASU 2018) → Invenia Labs
Dr. Melissa Stockman (ESnet 2016–2018) → Grabango
Dr. Emma Stewart (ETA Scientist 2013-2017) → LLNL
Brian Tierney (ESnet Scientist 1988-2017) → retired
Bogdan Copos (Ph.D. UC Davis 2017) → SRI InternationalGoogle
Jonathan Ganz (Ph.D. UC Davis 2017) → Cloudflare
Reinhard Gentz (Ph.D. ASU 2017) → LBNL Computer Systems Engineer
Chuck McParland (CRD Staff Scientist 1978-2014) → retired / RTISYS, Inc.
Dr. Taghrid Samak (CRD Research Scientist 2010-2014) → Google
Orianna DeMasi (CRD Scientist 2010-2013) → UC Berkeley Ph.D. program
Dr. Sean Whalen (Ph.D Student / I3P Fellow / CRD Postdoc 2010-2013) → Columbia → Mt. Sinai School of Medicine → UC San Francisco
Dr. David Bailey (CRD Senior Scientist 1998-2011) → retired / UC Davis Research Fellow