David Kotz

Academic Appointments

Interim Provost
Pat and John Rosenwald Professor, Computer Science

David Kotz is the Interim Provost, the Pat and John Rosenwald Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and the Director of Emerging Technologies and Data Analytics in the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, all at Dartmouth College. He previously served as Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences and as the Executive Director of the Institute for Security Technology Studies. His research interests include security and privacy in smart homes, pervasive computing for healthcare, and wireless networks. He has published over 230 refereed papers, obtained $89m in grant funding, and mentored nearly 100 research students. He is an ACM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, a 2008 Fulbright Fellow to India, a 2019 Visiting Professor at ETH Zürich, and an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa.  He received his AB in Computer Science and Physics from Dartmouth in 1986, and his PhD in Computer Science from Duke University in 1991.

256 Sudikoff, Computer Science
HB 6211
Computer Science
Ph.D. Duke University 1991
B.A. Dartmouth College 1986

Selected Publications

Travis Peters, Timothy J. Pierson, Sougata Sen, José Camacho, and David Kotz. Recurring Verification of Interaction Authenticity Within Bluetooth Networks. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec 2021), pages 192–203. ACM, June 2021. doi:10.1145/3448300.3468287. [Details]

Taylor Hardin and David Kotz. Amanuensis: Information Provenance for Health-Data Systems. Journal of Information Systems Management and Security, volume 58, number 2, article 102460, 21 pages. Elsevier, March 2021. doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2020.102460. [Details]

Varun Mishra, Sougata Sen, Grace Chen, Tian Hao, Jeffrey Rogers, Ching-Hua Chen, and David Kotz. Evaluating the Reproducibility of Physiological Stress Detection Models. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT/UbiComp), volume 4, number 4, article 147, 29 pages. ACM, December 2020. doi:10.1145/3432220. [Details]

Timothy J. Pierson, Travis Peters, Ronald Peterson, and David Kotz. Proximity Detection with Single-Antenna IoT Devices. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), article 21, 15 pages. ACM, October 2019. doi:10.1145/3300061.3300120. [Details]

George Boateng, Vivian Genaro Motti, Varun Mishra, John A. Batsis, Josiah Hester, and David Kotz. Experience: Design, Development and Evaluation of a Wearable Device for mHealth Applications.Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), article 31, 14 pages. ACM, October 2019. doi:10.1145/3300061.3345432. [Details]

David Kotz and Travis Peters. Challenges to ensuring human safety throughout the life-cycle of Smart Environments. Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on the Internet of Safe Things (SafeThings), pages 1–7. ACM, November 2017. doi:10.1145/3137003.3137012. [Details]

David Kotz, Carl A. Gunter, Santosh Kumar, and Jonathan P. Weiner. Privacy and Security in Mobile Health – A Research Agenda. IEEE Computer, volume 49, number 6, pages 22–30. IEEE, June 2016. doi:10.1109/MC.2016.185. [Details]