David Evans

David Evans

Professor of Computer Science
University of Virginia

David Evans (http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~evans/) is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Virginia and leader of the Security Research Group. He research focuses on privacy and security on the web and empowering individuals to control how their data is used and shared. He is the author of an open computer science textbook (http://www.computingbook.org), a children’s book on combinatorics and computability (http://www.dori-mic.org), and teacher of (arguably) the world's most popular MOOC (https://www.udacity.com/course/intro-to-computer-science--cs101).  He won the Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, an All-University Teaching Award, and was lead organizer of the National Science Foundation Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Principal Investigators' Meeting 2015 and Program Co-Chair for the 31st and 32nd IEEE Symposia on Security and Privacy. He has SB, SM and PhD degrees in Computer Science from MIT and has been a faculty member at the University of Virginia since 1999.