Edward Felten, Ph.D. is the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He also is the founding Director of Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy. Professor Felten provides his extensive experience as an expert to Elysium's clients. He has been deposed, has submitted expert reports and declarations, and has testified on behalf of clients in Federal Court. Professor Felten was the lead computer science expert witness for the Department of Justice in the
Microsoft antitrust case, and has testified in other important lawsuits. He has testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on digital television technology and regulation, and before the House Administration Committee on electronic voting.
Felten's research interests include computer security and privacy, and public policy issues relating to information technology. Specific topics include software security, Internet security, electronic voting, cybersecurity policy, technology for government transparency, network neutrality and Internet policy. He has published more than seventy works, including two books. His research on topics such as web security, copyright and copy protection, and electronic voting has been covered extensively in the popular press.
In 2004, Scientific American named him to its list of fifty worldwide science and technology leaders. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Advisory Board of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Executive Committee of the ACM U.S. Public Policy Committee. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Mercury Seven Foundation Fellowship, the AT&T Ph.D. Foundation Fellowship, the NSF National Young Investigator award, the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and the EFF Pioneer Award.
Multiple contributions to
Freedom to Tinker (blog). Multiple authors. Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University. https://freedom-to-tinker.com/ “On Decentralizing Prediction Markets and Order Books,” Jeremy Clark, Joseph Bonneau, Edward W. Felten, Joshua A. Kroll, Andrew Mill, and Arvind Narayanan. Presented at Workshop on Economics of Information Security, 2014.
“Enabling Innovation for Civic Engagement.” David G. Robinson, Harlan Yu, and Edward W. Felten. In
Open Government:Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice, edited by Daniel Lathrop and Laurel Ruma. O’Reilly, 2010. “Government Data and the Invisible Hand.” David Robinson, Harlan Yu, William Zeller, and Edward W. Felten.
Yale Journal of Law and Technology, 11, 2009.
Inventor of U.S. Patent 5,659,798, “Method and system for initiating and loading DMA controller registers by using user-level programs.”