Daniel Votipka

Daniel Votipka

177 College Avenue
Research/Areas of Interest:

computer security and privacy, secure development, security professionals, human-computer interaction, mobile security


  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, United States of America, 2020
  • MS, Information Security, Technology, and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States, 2012
  • BS, Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, United States of America, 2010


Daniel Votipka is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Tufts University. Votipka's research focuses on computer security, with an emphasis on the human factors affecting security professionals. Professor Votipka is interested in understanding the processes and mental models of professionals who perform security-related tasks such as vulnerability discovery, network defense, and malware analysis to provide research-based recommendations for education, policy, and automation changes to best leverage human intelligence against challenging computer security problems.