Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Monrose was a Kenan Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). From 2014 to 2018, he also served as the Director of Computer and Information Security at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI). RENCI develops and deploys advanced technologies to facilitate research discoveries and practical innovations. After earning his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University in 1999, he joined the Systems Security Group at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies. In 2002, he joined Johns Hopkins University where he served as a founding member of their Information Security Institute. In 2008, he relocated to UNC as an associate professor.
As a prominent leader in the field, Dr. Monrose has served as the program chair for several cybersecurity venues. He has published over 100 papers in flagship computer and communications security conferences. His research has received numerous awards, including Best Paper Awards at the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy as well as the USENIX Security Symposium, the Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies Award, and the AT&T Best Applied Security Paper Award.