David Kotz

Champion International Professor

David Kotz is the Champion International Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He recently served as Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences for six years and as the Executive Director of the Institute for Security Technology Studies for four years. During the 2008-09 academic year he was a Fulbright Research Scholar at the Indian Institute of Science, in Bangalore India. His research interests include security and privacy, pervasive computing for healthcare, and mobile computing.  He has published over 100 refereed journal and conference papers and obtained over $65m in grant funding. He is an IEEE Fellow, a Senior Member of the ACM, a member of the USENIX Association, and an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa.

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Computer Science
B.A. Dartmouth College
M.S. Duke University
Ph.D. Duke University

Selected Publications

Josiah Hester, Travis Peters, Tianlong Yun, Ronald Peterson, Joseph Skinner, Bhargav Golla, Kevin Storer, Steven Hearndon, Kevin Freeman, Sarah Lord, Ryan Halter, David Kotz, and Jacob Sorber. "Amulet: An Energy-Efficient, Multi-Application Wearable Platform." In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), November 2016. ACM Press.

Kotz, David, Gunter, Carl A., Kumar, Santosh, and Weiner, Jonathan P.. "Privacy and Security in Mobile Health - A Research Agenda". IEEE Computer, 49(6):22-30, June, 2016. DOI 10.1109/MC.2016.185.

Timothy J. Pierson, Xiaohui Liang, Ronald Peterson, and David Kotz. "Wanda: securely introducing mobile devices." In IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April, 2016.

Cory Cornelius, Ronald Peterson, Joseph Skinner, Ryan Halter, and David Kotz. "A wearable system that knows who wears it." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2014. DOI 10.1145/2594368.2594369. 

Shrirang Mare, Andre ́s Molina-Markham, Cory Cornelius, Ronald Peterson, and David Kotz. "ZEBRA: Zero-effort bilateral recurring authentication." In IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy, May 2014. DOI 10.1109/SP.2014.51.

Shrirang Mare, Jacob Sorber, Minho Shin, Cory Cornelius, and David Kotz. "Hide-n-Sense: preserving privacy efficiently in wireless mHealth." Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), pages 1–14, June 2013, DOI 10.1007/s11036-013-0447-x.

Cory Cornelius and David Kotz. “Recognizing whether sensors are on the same body.” Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, June 2012, DOI 10.1016/j.pmcj.2012.06.005.

Aarathi Prasad, Jacob Sorber, Timothy Stablein, Denise Anthony, and David Kotz. “Understanding sharing preferences and behavior for mHealth devices.” In Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES). ACM Press, October 2012, DOI 10.1145/2381966.2381983.



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