Doug Tygar

25th October

Doug Tygar

UC Berkeley

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Doug Tygar is a Professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley and also a Professor  of Information Management at UC Berkeley.  He works in the areas of computer security, privacy, and electronic commerce. His current research includes privacy, security issues in sensor webs, digital rights management, and usable computer security. His awards include a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, an Okawa Foundation Fellowship, and a teaching award from Carnegie Mellon.

Doug has written three books; his book Secure Broadcast Communication in Wired and Wireless Networks (with Adrian Perrig) is a standard reference and has been translated to Japanese. He served as chair of the Defense Department's ISAT Study Group on Security with Privacy, and was a founding board member of ACM's Special Interest Group on Electronic Commerce.