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Shantanu Rane
  • signal processing, information theory, and applied cryptography
  • current research in privacy preserving computation, dimensionality reduction, and visual analytics
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University; Masters, Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota; Bachelors, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Pune University (India)


Vanishree Rao
  • Security and Applied Cryptography
  • Current focus on privacy preserving computation, re-encryption, practical program obfuscation
  • Ph.D. at University of California, Los Angeles


Ersin Uzun
Ersin Uzun
Vice President, System Sciences Laboratory

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  • Vice President, System Sciences Laboratory
  • leads research and development in artificial intelligence, machine learning, control, planning, optimization, security and high-performance analytics for a variety of cyber-physical system applications serving Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), CAD/CAM, Transportation, IoT, Additive manufacturing, Energy, and Defense sectors
  • leads renowned social sciences group and innovation service offerings such as rapid prototyping, user needs research and innovation management consultancy
  • Ph.D., UC Irvine, Computer Science; M.S., UC Irvine, Networked Systems