Dr. Stuart Madnick, MIT SLOAN


Dr. Stuart E. Madnick is the John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor of Information Technology, Emeritus, in the Sloan School of Management and Professor of Engineering Systems in the School of Engineering, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has been a faculty member at MIT since 1972 and have served as the head of MIT’s Information Technologies Group for more than 25 years. Dr. Madnick holds degrees in Electrical Engineering (B.S. and M.S.), Management (M.S.), and Computer Science (Ph.D.) from MIT.  In addition, he has been a visiting professor at about a dozen other universities.

His involvement in cybersecurity research goes back to 1979 when he co-authored the book Computer Security, one of the first books on this subject. In 2014, he founded the research group Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan (CAMS), formerly the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

He has broad expertise in software engineering, data bases, and Internet/Web technologies, as well as their applications to businesses and other large organizations and is reflected in more than 400 papers and other publications.

In addition to his research and development work in academia, he has extensive experience in the development of information systems for industry, such as a key designer and developer of projects including IBM’s VM/370, IBM’s Script/370, and Lockheed’s DIALOG. He also co-founded several high-tech firms and currently owns the 14th-century Langley Castle Hotel in England.

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