Michael Carl Tschantz

Michael Carl Tschantz

Senior Researcher, Networking and Security
mct @ icsi.berkeley.edu

Michael Carl Tschantz received an ScB from Brown University in 2005 and a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, both in computer science. Before becoming a researcher at ICSI in 2014, he did two years of postdoctoral research at UC Berkeley. He uses the models of artificial intelligence and statistics to solve the problems of privacy and security. His interests also include experimental design, formal methods, and logics. His current research includes automating information flow experiments, circumventing censorship, and securing machine learning. His dissertation formalized and operationalized what it means to use information for a purpose.