Chad Spensky

Chad Spensky is currently a PhD student in the security lab (SecLab) at UCSB, and a recipient of the 2018 IBM PhD fellowship. Formerly, he was a member of the technical research staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He obtained a BS in mathematics, a BS in computer science, and a minor in economics from the University of Pittsburgh and an MS in computer security from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests include: usable authentication, embedded systems security, novel introspection techniques, and smart card security.