David Kotz

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Pat and John Rosenwald Professor

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David Kotz is the Pat and John Rosenwald Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He previously served as Interim Provost, as Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences, as the Executive Director of the Institute for Security Technology Studies, and as Core Director in the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health. His research interests include security and privacy in smart homes, pervasive computing for healthcare, and wireless networks. He has published over 230 refereed papers, obtained $82m in grant funding, and mentored nearly 100 research students. He is an ACM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, a 2008 Fulbright Fellow to India, a 2019 Visiting Professor at ETH Zürich, and an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa.  He received his AB in Computer Science and Physics from Dartmouth in 1986, and his PhD in Computer Science from Duke University in 1991.


256 Sudikoff, Computer Science
HB 6211


  • Ph.D. Duke University
  • B.A. Dartmouth College

Selected Publications

  • Taylor Hardin and David Kotz. Amanuensis: Information Provenance for Health-Data Systems. Journal of Information Systems Management and Security, volume 58, number 2, article 102460, 21 pages. Elsevier, March 2021. doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2020.102460. [Details]

  • Varun Mishra, Sougata Sen, Grace Chen, Tian Hao, Jeffrey Rogers, Ching-Hua Chen, and David Kotz. Evaluating the Reproducibility of Physiological Stress Detection Models. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT/UbiComp), volume 4, number 4, article 147, 29 pages. ACM, December 2020. doi:10.1145/3432220. [Details]

  • Timothy J. Pierson, Travis Peters, Ronald Peterson, and David Kotz. Proximity Detection with Single-Antenna IoT Devices. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), article 21, 15 pages. ACM, October 2019. doi:10.1145/3300061.3300120. [Details]

  • George Boateng, Vivian Genaro Motti, Varun Mishra, John A. Batsis, Josiah Hester, and David Kotz. Experience: Design, Development and Evaluation of a Wearable Device for mHealth Applications.Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), article 31, 14 pages. ACM, October 2019. doi:10.1145/3300061.3345432. [Details]

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