Dr. John E. Savage is the An Wang Professor of Computer Science at Brown University. He earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering at MIT and joined Bell Laboratories in 1965 and the faculty of the Division of Engineering at Brown University in 1967. In 1979 he co-founded the Department of Computer Science at Brown and served as its second chair. He has done research on coding, communication theory, cognitive science, circuit complexity, space-time and area-time tradeoffs for serial and parallel computation, algorithms for scientific computing, memory management for multicore chips, and the probabilistic analysis of nanowire crossbars. His current interests include the policy and technology dimensions of cybersecurity. He is the author or co-author of three books and more than 90 research publications. He is the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Research Award and is a Fellow of AAAS, ACM and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and a Life Fellow of IEEE. He served as Jefferson Science Fellow in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2010. He is a Professorial Fellow of the EastWest Institute and a member of the IEEE Experts in Technology and Policy Forum on Internet Governance, Cybersecurity and Privacy.


John E.
Professorial Fellow, EastWest Institute; An Wang Professor of Computer Science, Brown University

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