PhD Candidate

Computer Science and Engineering

University of Michigan

matber@umich.edu

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I am a PhD student in the Computer Science and Engineering department at the University of Michigan. I also work for Verified Voting as a data science consultant.

Students and Teaching

I have had the great fortune to work closely with several undergraduate students pursuing independent research projects, including Kartikeya Kandula, Jeremy Wink, Henry Meng, Jensen Hwa. I have been a graduate student instructor for the Introduction to Computer Security and Election Cybersecurity undergraduate courses at the University of Michigan.

Select Publications

On the Usability of HTTPS Deployment
  • Matthew Bernhard, Jonathan Sharman, Claudia Ziegler Acemyan, Philip Kortum, Dan S. Wallach,
  • J. Alex Halderman
  • Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’19), May 2019
Bernoulli Ballot Polling: A Manifest Improvement for Risk-Limiting Audits
  • Kellie Ottoboni, Matthew Bernhard, J. Alex Halderman, Ronald L. Rivest, Philip B. Stark
  • Proc. 4th Workshop on Advances in Secure Electronic Voting (Voting ’19), February 2019
403 Forbidden: A Global View of Geoblocking
  • Allison McDonald, Matthew Bernhard, Luke Valenta, Benjamin VanderSloot, Will Scott, Nick Sullivan,
  • J. Alex Halderman, Roya Ensafi
  • Proc. 18th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC ’18), October 2018
Public Evidence from Secret Ballots
  • Matthew Bernhard, Josh Benaloh, J. Alex Halderman, Ronald L. Rivest, Peter Y. A. Ryan, Philip B. Stark,
  • Vanessa Teage, Poorvi L. Vora, Dan S. Wallach
  • Second International Joint Conference on Electronic Voting (E-Vote-ID 17), October 2017
Understanding the Mirai Botnet
  • Manos Antonakakis, Tim April, Michael Bailey, Matt Bernhard, Elie Bursztein, Jaime Cochran
  • Zakir Durumeric, J. Alex Halderman, Luca Invernizzi, Michalis Kallitsis, Deepak Kumar, Chaz Lever,
  • Zane Ma, Joshua Mason, Damian Menscher, Chad Seaman, Nick Sullivan, Kurt Thomas, Yi Zhou
  • USENIX Security Symposium, August 2017
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