Guest speakers will be announced prior to their lecture. 

J. Sukarno Mertoguno

Georgia Tech J. Sukarno Mertoguno

J. Sukarno Mertoguno, Ph.D., and chief innovation officer for the Information and Cyber Sciences Directorate (ICSD) of Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), has assumed a joint appointment as deputy director of the Institute for Information Security & Privacy (IISP) at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Qirun Zhang


Qirun Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science, College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His main area of research is programming languages, focusing on program analysis and testing. His compiler testing work has led to 300+ confirmed/fixed bugs in important production/research compilers (such as GCC/LLVM/CompCert, Scala, and Rust) and enjoyed wide public acknowledgments from the community. His work on InterDyck-reachability received a PLDI Distinguished Paper Award. Zhang completed his Ph.D.

Andrew Zeliff


Andrew Zeliff is a Research Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), in the CIPHER Lab, Software Assurance Branch.  His interests revolve around building secure, hardened systems and software, often with a focus on attack surface reduction and secure-by-design concepts.  Some of his recent work includes building a hardened, secure alternate-data-path solution for a real-time system and developing tools to assess maritime and aviation systems protocol implementations. Mr.

Alenka Zajic


Alenka Zajić joined the faculty of Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Fall 2012. She received B.S. (2001) and M.S. (2003) degrees from the School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade and a Ph.D. (2008) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech. From 2001 to 2003, she was a design engineer for Skyworks Solutions. In 2009, she was awarded the Naval Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellowship and spent one year at NRL in Washington D.C.

Peter Swire


Peter Swire, J.D., is Associate Director of Policy for the Institute for Information Security & Privacy. Swire has been a privacy and cyberlaw scholar, government leader, and practitioner since the rise of the Internet in the 1990's. In 2013, he became the Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at the Georgia institute of Technology. Swire teaches in the Scheller College of Business, with appointments by courtesy with the College of Computing and School of Public Policy.

Brendan Saltaformaggio


Brendan Saltaformaggio, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a courtesy appointment to the School of Computer Science. His research interests lie in computer systems security, cyber forensics, and the vetting of untrusted software. Saltaformaggio serves as the director of the Cyber Forensics Innovation (CyFI) Laboratory.

Bo Rotoloni


Bo Rotoloni is a research engineer and executive leader at the forefront of today's toughest cybersecurity challenges. He serves as Director of Research at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and as Director of the Information & Cyber Sciences Directorate (ICSD).

Craig Raslawski


Cybersecurity MS graduate from the ECE department. Primary interests include Industrial Control System (ICS) security and microservices architecture on Kubernetes.

Kit Plummer


Kit Plummer has been engineering and automating continuous integration and delivery of software within the DoD and Intelligence Community for almost 30 years. Starting as an enlisted wideband radio technician in the U.S. Air Force and since working in just about every type and size of organization Kit has supported everything imagineable from missiles, to autonomy systems, to open source developer tools, to in-flight entertainment systems.

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