[ Travis W. Peters ]





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Hi! My name is Travis Peters and I am a second year Ph.D. student in the Computer Science Department at Dartmouth College. I completed my undergraduate studies in Washington State where I received my B.S. in Computer Science & Mathematics from Western Washington University.

My advisor is Dr. David Kotz. I am currently a member of the Trustworthy Health & Wellness (THaW) team where I work on problems related to Trustworthy computing and Secure I/O. Concurrently, I am also working on the Amulet project -- a collaborative effort between Dartmouth College and Clemson University to create a secure and low-power wearable device suitable for running mHealth applications. In particular, I've worked on the development of a secure and lightweight OS for wearables as well as tools that assist developers in the process of developing energy and memory efficient applications for constrained devices. My current research interests include security and privacy issues in pervasive computing, particularly in an mHealth context, trustworthy computing, and wearable/mobile systems.

Spring 2016

This term (Spring 2016) I am a TA for Computer Science 50: Software Design & Implementation. Details about where you can find my office and when my office hours are can be found below. I'm also an assistant track coach for the Hanover High School Track team where my wife, Mary, and I co-coach middle- and long-distance runners. Please don't hesitate to stop by or send an email my way if you want to chat or if you need help with anything!

Lab: mHealth Security & Privacy Lab (Sudikoff 241)
Office: Sudikoff 255
Office Hours: TBD

News

March 2016. I'll be a TA for Computer Science 50: Software Design & Implementation with Professor David Kotz!

March 2016. I'll be coaching the middle- and long-distance runners as an assistant track coach for the Hanover High School Track team alongside my wife, Mary, this Spring (March-June 2016).

October 2015. I'll be a co-organizer for the TA workshop held in December 2015 @ Dartmouth College.

June 2015. I'll be spending the summer in Oregon State for an internship at Intel Labs in the Security & Privacy Research group.

May 2015. Announced as the winner of the graduate teaching assistant award for the Computer Science department @ Dartmouth College.

April 2015. Recognized as an outstanding graduate student teacher from an undergraduate perspective (Teaching CS 10) during graduate appreciation week @ Dartmouth College.

January 2015. I'm teaching CS 10: Problem Solving Via Object-Oriented Programming this term!

January 2015. A Tech. Report of some of my summer work on gesture recognition using single-channel EMG is up. Alternatively, this work can be found through the Dartmouth College Computer Science Technical Report series webpage.

November 2014. Our new workshop paper, Amulet: A secure architecture for mHealth applications for low-power wearable devices, was presented at the Workshop on Mobile Medical Applications – Design and Development (WMMADD) at SenSys.

October 2014. Our conference report on MobiSys 2014, featured in IEEE Pervasive Computing, is out!

June 2014. Accepted an offer to teach COSC 10: Problem Solving via Object Oriented Programming in Winter 2015.

June 2014. Announced as 1 of 3 winners of the 2013-14 outstanding graduate teaching assistant award @ Dartmouth College.

April 2014. Recognized as an outstanding graduate student teacher from an undergraduate perspective (TA for CS 1 and CS 10) during graduate appreciation week @ Dartmouth College.

March 2014. I'll be a TA for CS 1: Introduction to Programming and Computation with Professor Hany Farid!

January 2014. I'll be a TA for CS 10: Problem Solving Via Object-Oriented Programming with Professor Chris Bailey-Kellogg!

September 2013. I'll be a TA for CS 1: Introduction to Programming and Computation with Professor Tom Cormen!

September 2013. Profiled as an incoming graduate student @ Dartmouth College.