Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

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Stephanos Matsumoto

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Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Education

Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012 – present.

Ph.D. Computer Science, ETH Zurich, 2014-2016. (no degree awarded; part of requirements for Ph.D. degree above)

M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012 – 2013.
Advisor: Prof. Adrian Perrig
Thesis: A Scalable and Trustworthy Entity Validation Infrastructure

B.S. Joint Major in Mathematics and Computer Science, Harvey Mudd College, 2008 – 2012.
Graduated with High Distinction, Departmental Honors in Computer Science

A.A. Mathematics, College of the Canyons, 2005 – 2008.
Graduated with High Honors

Positions

Research assistant, Network Security Group, Computer Science Department, ETH Zurich, 2014 – 2016.

Publications

(in reverse chronological order)

Conference Papers

Stephanos Matsumoto, Raphael M. Reischuk. “IKP: Turning a PKI Around with Decentralized Automated Incentives.” In the 38th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), San Jose, CA, May 2017.

Stephanos Matsumoto, Samuel Steffen, Adrian Perrig. “CASTLE: CA Signing in a TouchLess Environment.” In the 32nd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Los Angeles, CA, December 2016.

Chen Chen, Stephanos Matsumoto, Adrian Perrig. “ECO-DNS: Expected Consistency Optimization for DNS.” In the 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Columbus, OH, July 2015.

Pawel Szalachowski, Stephanos Matsumoto, Adrian Perrig. “PoliCert: Secure and Flexible TLS Certificate Management.” In ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Scottsdale, AZ, November 2014.

M. Leece, N. Lesperance, S. Matsumoto, M. Korbel, K. Lei, Z. Dodds. “PixelLaser: Evaluating Monocular Range from Texture.” In IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA), Boston, MA, April 2011.

Journal Papers

Stephanos Matsumoto, Raphael M. Reischuk, Pawel Szalachowski, Tiffany Hyun-Jin Kim, Adrian Perrig. “Authentication Challenges in a Global Environment.” In ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (TOPS), Volume 20 Issue 1, January 2017.

Workshop Papers

Stephanos Matsumoto, Pawel Szalachowski, Adrian Perrig. “Deployment Challenges in Log-Based PKI Proposals.” In the Eighth European Workshop on System Security (EuroSec), Bordeaux, France, April 2015.

Stephanos Matsumoto, Raphael M. Reischuk. “Certificates-as-an-Insurance: Incentivizing Accountability in SSL/TLS.” In NDSS Workshop on Security of Emerging Network Technologies (SENT), San Diego, CA, February 2015.

Stephanos Matsumoto, Samuel Hitz, Adrian Perrig. “Fleet: Defending SDNs from Malicious Administrators.” In ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Software Defined Networking (HotSDN), Chicago, IL, August 2014.

Preprints

Stephanos Matsumoto, Raphael M. Reischuk. “IKP: Turning a PKI Around with Blockchains.” Cryptology ePrint Archive Report 2016/1018, October 2016.

Stephanos Matsumoto, Raphael M. Reischuk, Pawel Szalachowski, Tiffany Hyun-Jin Kim, Adrian Perrig. “Designing a Global Authentication Infrastructure.” arXiv:1506.03392 [cs.CR], June 2015.

Posters

Adam Cozzette, Kathryn Lingel, Steve Matsumoto, Oliver Ortlieb, Jandria Alexander, Joseph Betser, Luke Florer, Geoff Kuenning, John Nilles, and Peter Reiher. “Improving the Security of Android Inter-Component Communication.” Presented as a poster and short paper at the IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), May 2013.

Patrick Gage Kelley, Saranga Komanduri, Stephanos Matsumoto, Michelle L. Mazurek, Richard Shay, Blase Ur, Timothy Vidas, Lujo Bauer, Nicolas Christin, and Lorrie Faith Cranor. “The Art of Password Creation.” Presented at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), May 2013.

Steve Matsumoto. “What do random walks tell us about the shapes of regions in the complex plane?” Presented at the Celebration of Student Research, Harvey Mudd College, September 2011.

N. Lesperance, M. Leece, S. Matsumoto, M. Korbel, K. Lei, Z. Dodds. “PixelLaser: Computing Range from Monocular Texture.” In 6th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), Las Vegas, NV, December 2010.

Teaching

Course Coordinator and Teaching Assistant, Network Security. Instructors: Prof. Adrian Perrig, Dr. Stefan Frei, Dr. Thomas Dübendorfer. Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Fall 2015.

Supervisor (co-supervised with Prof. Adrian Perrig), Bachelor’s Thesis, Samuel Steffen, ETH Zurich, Spring 2015. Thesis title: “A Touchless Infrastructure for Secure Private Key Storage and Certificate Signatures.”

Teaching Assistant, Network Security. Instructors: Profs. Bernhard Plattner and Adrian Perrig, Drs. Thomas Dübendorfer and Stefan Frei. Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, ETH Zurich, Fall 2014.

Teaching Assistant, Information Security. Instructors: Profs. Srdjan Capkun and Adrian Perrig. Institute of Information Security, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Spring 2014.

Teaching Assistant, 18-202: Mathematical Foundations of Electrical Engineering. Instructors: Profs. Li Yuo and Tom Sullivan. Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2013.

Teaching Assistant, 18-202: Mathematical Foundations of Electrical Engineering. Instructor: Prof. Xin Li. Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Spring 2013.

Awards and Honors

CyLab Presidential Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, 2017-present

Future Faculty Program, Carnegie Mellon University, 2016

NSF Graduate Fellowship, 2012 – 2015

Cecil H. Short Memorial Prize, Pomona College, 2012

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship, 2012

Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, 2012

International Vacation Scholarship, University of South Australia, 2011

Harvey Mudd College Rose Hills Grant, Rose Hills Foundation, 2010, 2011

Rose Hills Foundation Science and Engineering Scholarship, 2009–2012

Ebell/Flint Scholarship, The Ebell of Los Angeles, 2009–2012

Dean’s List, Harvey Mudd College, 2009–2011

Harvey Mudd Merit Award, Harvey Mudd College, 2008–2012

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