Nick Feamster is the Neubauer Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the College, and the Faculty Director of Research for the Data Science Institute.
His research applies large-scale Internet measurement and machine learning to address problems in Internet performance, security and privacy, censorship, and the Internet of Things. His work aims to make networks easier to manage, more secure, more available, and an overall better experience for consumers.
Nick is an ACM Fellow and is also a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his contributions to cybersecurity, notably spam filtering. Prior to joining UChicago, Prof. Feamster was a full professor at Princeton University, where he directed the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP).