M. Ryan Calo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Law and formerly a director at the Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Ryan researches the intersection of law and emerging technology, with an emphasis on robotics and the Internet.
Batya Friedman is a Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington where she co-directs the Value Sensitive Design Research Lab. Batya's research develops theory, methods, and toolkits for foregrounding human values in the design of new technologies, most recently with an emphasis on systems that will unfold over longer timeframes on the order of 100 years.
Tadayoshi (Yoshi) Kohno is an Associate Professor in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. Yoshi's research is focused on understanding and improving the computer security and privacy properties of current and future technologies.
Emily McReynolds is the Tech Policy Lab Manager. She has a background in international law, specifically E.U./U.S. data protection. In addition to managing the Lab, her research interests include data security, privacy and the intersection between corporate data collection and its use by third parties.
Jonathan Franklin is Associate Law Librarian at the University of Washington. Jonathan serves as a liaison between the Lab and parts of the UW library system. Jonathan’s research is focused on understanding new methods of preserving, accessing, and valuing information and knowledge that does not fall within the traditional constructs of intellectual property.
Aaron Alva is a J.D. and M.S. in Information Management candidate at UW. Aaron's interests are at the intersection of law, cybersecurity and privacy. He is a NSF CyberCorps scholarship recipient, and currently researches critical infrastructure—service provider contracts with Carnegie Mellon's CERT.
Tamara Bonaci is an Electrical Engineering graduate student and a member of the BioRobotics Lab. The topic of her research is “Privacy and Security by Design in BCIs” and its goal is identification of privacy threats arising from the BCI usage, and the development of prevention methods. She is also interested in the security of telerobotic systems.
Tamara Denning is a senior PhD student working with Tadayoshi Kohno. Her interests are in the human aspects of computer security and privacy, with a focus on emerging technologies. She is currently exploring security and privacy issues surrounding augmented reality devices and their recording capabilities.
Adam Lerner is a graduate student in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He works in Tadayoshi Kohno's Security and Privacy Research Lab, studying censorship, surveillance and privacy in the context of the global Internet and emerging technologies.
Bryce Newell, J.D., is a PhD student at the UW Information School, lawyer, documentary filmmaker, and 2013 Google Policy Fellow. His research examines the tensions between privacy, security, free speech, and access to information implicated by government surveillance, police use of emerging technologies, and citizen counter-surveillance.
Franziska (Franzi) Roesner is a PhD candidate in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. Franzi is broadly interested in issues related to computer security and privacy. Her PhD work has focused on third-party web tracking, permission granting in modern operating systems (such as smartphones), secure embedded user interfaces, and most recently, emerging augmented reality platforms.
Daisy Yoo is a Ph.D. student at the Information School. Her work spans the fields of interaction design, HCI, service design and information science. In particular, Daisy is interested in designing computing applications to support open public discourses on political topics.
Elena Ponte is a J.D. candidate at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and works at the University's Centre for Law, Technology and Society. She is interested in the intersections of robotics and law.