Towards Trustworthy Big Data Technologies and Smart-Infrastructures
Dr. Attila Altay Yavuz has been a member of the security and privacy research group at the Robert Bosch Research and Technology Center North America since December 2011. He is also an adjunct faculty at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Sciences. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University in August 2011. He received a BS degree in Computer Engineering from Yildiz Technical University (2004) and a MS degree in Computer Science from Bogazici University (2006), both in Istanbul, Turkey.
His expertise is in the areas of applied cryptography, network security and privacy. He leads a corporate-funded research program, "Privacy Enhancing Technologies for Big Data Analytics", which aims at developing practical searchable encryption schemes. In addition, he also conducts research on the topic of "Efficient Security Mechanisms for Smart Infrastructures". His work has frequently appeared in respected conferences and journals. He also has many patents to his name, that have shaped real-world products today in the market.