Interdisciplinary Research Area:
Applied Math, Applied Physics, Computing and Network Systems
Photonic switching; fiber-optic networks; optical interconnects
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As digital systems play critical roles in nearly every aspect of society, their security and the privacy of their data become increasingly important. The Center for Information Technology Policy serves as a focal point for much of this work. In addition, engineers are uniquely positioned to improve broader areas of security in the face of natural hazards and other threats.