Carnegie Mellon University

Timothy Libert

Dr. Timothy Libert

Special Faculty, Computer Science

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5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Timothy Libert is a faculty member in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University where he teaches in the Privacy Engineering program. His research focuses on large-scale measurement of privacy-compromising information flows on the web. He has published in The Web Conference (WWW), ACM Web Science, The Communications of the ACM, JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association), The BMJ (British Medical Journal), and other venues. His research has received international press coverage, he has been interviewed by National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Good Morning America, and other outlets, and he has written editorials in The New York Times and The Guardian. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and has previously held research positions at the University of Oxford, Central European University, and the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society.