J Alex Halderman
Assistant Professor, University of MichiganJ. Alex Halderman is Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. Halderman received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 2009 and conducts research in a wide range of security-related topics including software security, data privacy, electronic voting, anticensorship, digital rights management, and cybercrime. In particular he has published highly influential work in election security, and is widely known for his successful penetration attack against an Internet voting trial in Washington, D.C. in October, 2010 which established very dramatically the vulnerability of such systems. He also has published a security analysis of India's electronic voting system which has prompted officials to a fundamental reconsideration of its architecture.