SCI Represented in Three Recent Accelerator Grants from Pitt Cyber

Projects by SCI faculty and one PhD student were selected as part of he Pitt Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security’s 2020 Accelerator Grants. These grants provide support for projects that aim to establish or reinforce Pitt and Pitt Cyber as places of distinction and excellence in cyber studies and practice. The grants provide initial funding for novel and innovative projects that advance Pitt Cyber’s mission: to bring the breadth of one of the world’s leading public research universities to bear on the critical questions of networks, data, and algorithms, with a focus on the ever-changing gaps among law, policy, and technology.

SCI’s funded projects are as follows:

Measuring Worldviews: A Map of Stubborn Social Skills – Rongqian Ma (School of Computing and Information), Lingfei Wu (School of Computing and Information), Lara Putnam (Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences)

Investigation of Analogs between Social, Organizational, and Technical Domains for Information Security – Prashant Krishnamurthy (School of Computing and Information) and Mai Abdelhakim (Swanson School of Engineering)

Sensing Infrastructure – Adam J. Lee (School of Computing and Information), Amy Babay (School of Computing and Information), Jacob Biehl (School of Computing and Information), Adriana Kovashka (School of Computing and Information) Olga Kuchinskaya (Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences), Stephen Lee,(School of Computing and Information), Eleanor “Nora” Mattern (School of Computing and Information).