David Kotz, PhD

Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College

Dr. David Kotz’s research has focused on mobile computing for over a dozen years, with a particular emphasis on wireless (Wi-Fi) networks, pervasive computing, and security and privacy in mobile-sensing applications. Dr. Kotz is PI of two $10M NSF awards – the first to address Trustworthy Health and Wellness technology (THaW), and the second to address Security and Privacy in the Lifecycle of IoT for Consumer Environments (SPLICE). He is also PI on NSF grants to develop a wearable earpiece to monitor food intake (Auracle) and to develop and evaluate an electronic bracelet (Amulet). He is the leader of the Core on “Emerging Technologies and Data Analytics” at Dartmouth’s Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CBTH), which is developing and deploying mobile technology for both subjects and researchers to collect data from the field and to support experimental interventions. He has published over 200 refereed papers, obtained over $80m in grant funding, and mentored nearly 100 research students. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Distinguished Member of the ACM, a 2008 Fulbright Fellow to India, and an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa.