People

Berkeley Lab’s work on cybersecurity R&D is cross-directorate and includes scientists not only from the Scientific Data Division (SciData), but also Applied Mathematics and Computational Research (AMCR), ESnet, and NERSC in Computing Sciences, as well as LBNL’s IT Division, and Energy Technology 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:

   
Dr. Sean Peisert (PI and Senior Scientist, SciData & UC Davis) Daniel Gunter (Computer Systems Manager, SciData)
Dr. Daniel Arnold (Research Scientist, ETA & UC Berkeley) Dr. Jason Lowe-Power (Faculty Scientist, SciData & UC Davis)
Dr. Venkatesh Akella (Faculty Scientist, SciData & UC Davis) Dr. Bashir Mohammed (Computational Systems Engineer, SciData)
Joshua Boverhof (Computer Systems Engineer, SciData) Ciaran Roberts (Sr. Scientific Engineering Assoc., ETA)

Postdocs

Dr. Tong Wu (Cornell Tech)

Graduate Students

Ayaz Akram (UC Davis)
Ignacio Losada Carreño (Cornell Tech)
Nikhil Ravi (Cornell Tech)

Berkeley Lab Cybersecurity R&D Affiliates

Dr. Yize Chen (Postdoc) → Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong
Dr. Jane Macfarlane (UC Berkeley)
Dr. Raksha Ramakrishna (KTH)
Dr. Anna Scaglione (Cornell Tech)
Dr. Hein Meling (U. Stavanger)

Additional Long-Term Research Collaborators

Dr. Nicholas Anderson (UC Davis Health)
Dr. Chen-Nee Chuah (UC Davis)
Aram Shumavon (Kevala, Inc.)

Recent LBNL CS Cybersecurity R&D Alumni and Collaborators

Sy-Toan Ngo (Sr. Scientific Engineering Associate) → Computer Systems Engineer
Dr. Michael Zhang (UC Davis)
Ammar Haydari (UC Davis)
Rojin Zandi (Cornell Tech)
Dr. Drew Paine (Research Scientist, CS/SciData) → Google
Jason R. Lee (Cybersecurity Engineer, CS/NERSC)
Dr. Sachin Kadam (Postdoc, ASU)
Dr. Ruoxi Jia (Affiliate Faculty, Virginia Tech)
Hamdy Elgammal (CS/CRD Computer Systems Engineer) → Google
Dr. Reinhard Gentz (CS/CRD Computer Systems Engineer) → Amazon
Dr. Sisi Duan (Assistant Professor, UMBC) → Researcher (Professor), Tsinghua University
Michael Sankur (ETA/ESDR Scientific Engineering Associate) → Hypergiant
Dr. Shammya Saha (2018-2021 Graduate Student, ASU) → Scientist, EPRI
Chitrabhanu Gupta (2020-2021 Graduate Student, UC Davis) → UC Davis Ph.D. program
Ewa Garbiec (2020 Summer Student, Univ. Coll. Dublin, Ireland)
Alexandre Milesi (2020 Summer Student, Univ. Tech. Compiègne, France)
Archit Garg (2020 Summer Student, UC Davis) → Software Engineer, Qualcomm
Jinyue Song (2020 Summer Student, UC Davis)
Jayneel Vora (2020 Summer Student, UC Davis)
Wenxiao Wang (UC Berkeley / Tsinghua University)
Dr. Chen-Nee Chuah (Affiliate Faculty, UC Davis)
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) → Network Engineer, ESnet
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
Abdelrahman Elbashandy (CS/CRD Computer Systems Engineer)
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