Neubauer Professor of Computer Science, The University of Chicago
Ben Zhao is the Neubauer Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He is an ACM distinguished scientist, and recipient of the NSF CAREER award, MIT Technology Review’s TR-35 award (Young Innovators Under 35), ComputerWorld Magazine’s Top 40 Tech Innovators award, Google Faculty award, and IEEE ITC Early Career award. His work has been covered by media outlets such as Scientific American, New York Times, Boston Globe, LA Times, MIT Tech Review, and Slashdot. He has published more than 160 publications in areas of security and privacy, machine learning, networked systems, data-mining and HCI (H-index 64). He recently served as TPC co-chair for the World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016) and ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2018). Zhao received a BS from Yale and a PhD from Berkeley.