• Sebastian Zimmeck

    Sebastian Zimmeck

    is an assistant professor at Wesleyan University's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Zimmeck's research and teaching interests are information privacy and security. He is developing privacy tech for the web and mobile app ecosystems. To help people exercise their privacy rights Zimmeck makes use of machine learning and program analysis techniques. He co-founded Global Privacy Control and is leading the privacy-tech-lab at Wesleyan.

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    Before coming to Wesleyan Sebastian was a postdoc at Carnegie Mellon's Institute for Software Research. He studied computer science at Columbia University (PhD, MS) and was a Google Research Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. He advised tech companies on privacy matters as an attorney with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (California and German bar admissions currently inactive). He studied law at the University of Kiel (PhD, JD) and the University of California, Berkeley (LLM).