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Seymour (Sy) E. Goodman

Seymour (Sy) E. Goodman  is Professor of International Affairs and Computing at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as Co-Director of the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy and Co-Director of the Georgia Tech Information Security Center. Prof. Goodman studies international developments in the information technologies and related public policy issues. He recently served as Chair of the Committee on Improving Cybersecurity Research in the United States, and currently as a member of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science and Engineering. Immediately before coming to Georgia Tech in 2000, Prof. Goodman was the director of the Consortium for Research in Information Security and Policy (CRISP), with the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. He has held a variety of appointments at the University of Virginia (Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Soviet and East European Studies), The University of Chicago (Economics), Princeton University (The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Mathematics), and the University of Arizona (MIS in the College of Business and Public Administration, Soviet and Russian Studies, Middle Eastern Studies). Prof. Goodman was an undergraduate at Columbia University, and obtained his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology in 1970 where he worked on problems of applied mathematics and mathematical physics.

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