Patrick McDaniel is the William L. Weiss Professor of Information and Communications Technology and Director of the Institute for Networking and Security Research in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University. Professor McDaniel is also a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM and serves as the program manager and lead scientist for the Army Research Laboratory's Cyber-Security Collaborative Research Alliance. Patrick's research centrally focuses on a wide range of topics in computer and network security and technical public policy. Prior to joining Penn State in 2004, he was a senior research staff member at AT&T Labs-Research.
Research Interests: Dr. McDaniel's research focuses on a wide range of topics in computer and network security and technical public policy, with particular interests in mobile device security, adversarial machine learning, systems security, program analysis for security, and the integrity and security of election systems.