Aaron Alva received his J.D. and M.S. in Information Management candidate at UW. Aaron's interests are at the intersection of law, cybersecurity and privacy. He is a NSF CyberCorps scholarship recipient, and currently a Technology Policy Research Fellow at the Federal Trade Commission.

Matthew is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication. He studies rhetoric and digital culture, with a special focus on cryptocurrencies and related blockchain technologies.

Shaila is an undergraduate studying Law, Societies and Justice and Entrepreneurship. She is interested in the intersection of law and new technologies such as AI and machine learning, particularly pertaining to issues of fairness and accountability. She is also interested in start-ups and the interaction between innovation and policy and law.

Tamara Bonaci received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington while a member of the BioRobotics Lab. The topic of her research was “Privacy and Security by Design in BCIs” and its goal is identification of privacy threats arising from the BCI usage, and the development of prevention methods. She is also interested in the security of telerobotic systems.

Noemi Chanda has a JD from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, and an MA in Economic Policy from McMaster University. Her interests lie at the intersections of law, health, economics and technology. She is particularly interested in the privacy implications of the Internet of Things in the health care context.

Siana Danch received her J.D. and an LL.M. in Taxation at the University of Washington School of Law. She is interested in tax policy research on the consequences of automation and robotization in the transportation sectors.

Tamara Denning is an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing at the University of Utah. Her interests are in the human aspects of computer security and privacy, ranging from understanding how people use and reason about current technologies to designing security and privacy that better matches the human and logistical needs of people around the technology—user and non-user alike recording capabilities.

Sarah Hubbard graduated from Information School. She is passionate about bridging the gap between technologists and policy makers. Her research interests include how to promote emerging technologies and innovation while maintaining privacy in an increasingly connected world.

Madeline Lamo is a J.D. candidate at the University of Washington School of Law. She is interested in free speech and privacy law issues in technology, especially with regards to the challenges of reconciling national laws with the global Internet.

Timothy graduated from Information School where he focused on Human-Computer Interaction.

Ada Lerner received her Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Washington. She worked in Tadayoshi Kohno's Security and Privacy Research Lab, studying censorship, surveillance and privacy in the context of the global Internet and emerging technologies.

Emily McReynolds was the first staff Program Director at the Tech Policy Lab. Emily's research interests include privacy and security in emerging technology, particularly internet-connected toys and devices in the home and intelligent personal assistants.

Patrick Moore completed his J.D. at the UW School of Law. His interests are in intellectual property and digital rights. Patrick completed an internship at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Bryce Newell, J.D., Ph.D., is a post-doctoral researcher at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) at Tilburg University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington Information School and is a former Google Policy Fellow. He conducts socio-legal research at the intersections of law, surveillance, migration, and policing in society, with a particular focus on police use of surveillance technologies, privacy, and access to information.

Espen Scheuer is a Research Assistant at the Tech Policy Lab and a UW undergrad studying Human Centered Design and Engineering with a concentration in data science. He is interested in the intersection of technology and sustainability as well as public perception of privacy and security.

David Stieber received his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law. He is interested in the policy implications of emerging technologies, particularly state level regulation around autonomous cars and criminal justice.

Gaites is a J.D. candidate at the University of Washington School of Law. He is interested applying technological tools to reduce the cost of legal services and improve access. Gaites believes that successful legislation happens through education and diversity.

Jasmine Wang is a Canadian sophomore studying at the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering under the Killam-Fulbright exchange grant. Her interests lie in machine learning, technical AI safety and strategic AI governance, surveillance, and ICTD.

Jesse Woo is a University of Washington Law alumnus and lawyer in the San Francisco Bay Area. His practice serves technology clients and small businesses for their IP, privacy compliance, and business transaction needs. As a consultant with the Tech Policy Lab he contributes his significant research and writing skills to the Lab’s cutting-edge policy work.

Samuel Woolley is a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Communication. His research is focused on the subjects of automation, technology, and politics. He is project manager of CompProp at the Oxford Internet Institute and politicalbots.org at UW.