Alessandro Acquisti Bio

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Alessandro Acquisti


Bio


Alessandro Acquisti is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Public Policy at the H.
John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University; a partner
at Carnegie Mellon Cylab; and a Researc
h Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
His work investigates the economic impact of IT, and in particular the interaction and
interconnection of human and artificial agents in highly networked information economies. His
current research fo
cuses on the economics of computers and AI, the economics of privacy and
information security, ecommerce, and cryptography.


Prior to joining CMU Faculty, Alessandro researched at the Xerox PARC labs in Palo Alto, CA,
with Bernardo Huberman and the Interne
t Ecologies Group; at JP Morgan London, Emerging
Markets Research, with Arnab Das; and for two years at RIACS, NASA Ames Research Center,
in Mountain View, CA, with Maarten Sierhuis and Bill Clancey. At RIACS, he worked on agent
-
based simulations of human
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robot interaction onboard the International Space Station.


In 2000 he co
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founded PGuardian Technologies, Inc., a provider of Internet security and privacy
services, for which he designed two currently pending patents.


Alessandro has lived and studied in

Rome (Laurea, Economics, University of Rome), Dublin
(M.Litt., Economics, Trinity College), London (M.Sc., Econometrics and Mathematical
Economics, LSE), and in the San Francisco bay area, where he worked with John Chuang, Doug
Tygar, and Hal Varian and r
eceived a Master and a Ph.D. in Information Management and
Systems from the University of California at Berkeley.


Alessandro is currently in the Program Committees of PET 05, WEIS 05, LOCA 05, and he is a
co
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organizer of the Ubicomp Privacy workshop at Ub
icomp 2004.