Instructor Profile

Nick Feamster, Machine Learning for Cybersecurity instructor

Nick Feamster

Neubauer Professor of Computer Science; Faculty Director, Center for Data and Computing

Nick Feamster is the Neubauer Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the College, and faculty director of the Center for Data and Computing.

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).