Nicholas Hopper

Nicholas Hopper is an Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He received a B.A.  from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 1999 and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004. He received the NSF CAREER award in 2006, the Institute of Technology Student Board "Professor of the Year" award in 2007, and the McKnight Land-Grant Professor award in 2008. His work on Internet privacy and security has been cited over 4000 times, and has received "best student paper" awards at ACM CCS and PETS as well as Honorable Mention for the 2013 PET Award.  He has served as the Program Chair for PETS 2010, PETS 2011, and WPES 2015; as an Associate Editor for ACM TISSEC from 2011-2014; on the PoPETS Editorial Board from 2014-2016 and the PoPETS Editorial Advisory Board from 2014-2016; on the PET Award Selection Committee in 2009, 2010, and 2012-2014; as the PET Award Chair in 2015 and 2016; and on program committees for several cryptography and security venues, including IEEE S&P, NDSS, CCS, CRYPTO, TCC, PETS, WPES, Financial Crypto, and WWW.


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