A comprehensive resume
Dr. Elie Bursztein is a researcher at Google's Mountain View, Calif. headquarters, where he invents ways to fix the Internet's security and privacy problems. As a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University, Elie designed Wikipedia's CAPTCHA and created Talisman, a Chrome browser extension that enhances privacy. His research centers on computer security and applied cryptography with a focus on Web, videogame, and mobile security. He holds an engineering degree from France's EPITA and a Ph.D in computer science from the ENS-Cachan, outside of Paris. Elie’s research combines advances in machine learning, cryptography, data mining, and human-computer interaction to create more secure systems that are also easier to use. He is also developing security related software including Webseclab an online environment to teach web security; WebShield, a Chrome extension for safer and more private browsing; and OWADE a windows forensic tool. Elie blogs at http://elie.im/blog and tweets at @elie.