Schools of Information: Distinctions, Opportunities, and Responsibilities
John Chuang, associate dean and head of school, will discuss some of the distinctions, opportunities, and responsibilities of information schools in this age of rapid advancements in information technologies and their integration with all aspects of human life.
John Chuang is professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information, where he also serves as Head of School and Associate Dean. He received his Ph.D. in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University, M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and graduated summa cum laude in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. His scholarship spans the areas of bio-sensory computing, brainwave authentication, and information economics and policy (including network economics, peer production, security and privacy). From 2015 to 2019, he was founding director of BioSENSE Lab, a multidisciplinary research team studying the application potentials and stewardship challenges of ubiquitous bio-sensing technologies.