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Referent: Michael Brennan
Michael Brennan, Ph.D. leads mass collaboration projects related to technology and social impact such as National Day of Civic Hacking and NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge.
He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Drexel University where he co-founded their Privacy, Security and Automation Lab and was the recipient of the Jay Modi Memorial Award. Michael also received the 2013 Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PET) from the PET Symposium. Michael is passionate about catalyzing positive social change through open technology communities, socially conscious software development, and free and open access to the Internet. Michael has spoken and multiple CCC events in the past, discussing topics such as how authorship recognition can be circumvented to maintain privacy on the web.