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Discovery Themes: Cybersecurtiy and Data Science with Dr. Greg Shannon

Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Wexner Center Film/Video Theater
1871 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43210

The College of Engineering, OCIO Enterprise Security, and the Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI) invite you to meet Dr. Greg Shannon when he discusses Cybersecurity and Data Science in the 21st Century University. Dr. Shannon’s talk considers the vital role that cybersecurity plays in realizing the promise of big data and how trust is a key unifying principle. Faculty and students engaged in data science and analytics research and teaching are especially encouraged to attend.

TDAI is hosting a small reception for Dr. Shannon after the talk. 

Please email Diane Van Deusen at to RSVP.


Dr. Greg Shannon is the Chief Scientist for the CERT® Division at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, expanding cybersecurity research, advancing national and international research agendas, and promoting data-driven science for cybersecurity.

Shannon recently completed a stint in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy as the Assistant Director for Cybersecurity Strategy.  He has served as the first Chair of IEEE's Cybersecurity Initiative and the General Chair for the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy.  He co-founded the Workshop on Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results. Shannon has testified before Congress on cybersecurity, science for security, critical infrastructure, resilience, and cyber threats.

Shannon received a BS in Computer Science from Iowa State University with minors in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics. He earned his MS and PhD in Computer Sciences at Purdue University, with a fellowship from the Packard Foundation.  He is a member of ACM and a Senior Member of IEEE.