Schwarzmann is a nationally-recognized expert in cybersecurity of voting technology, computer science research and education, and distributed systems. He has provided technological expertise to the State of Connecticut in cybersecurity and integrity of electronic election systems and led state-wide technological audits of voting systems. His own research programs have been supported by numerous grants totaling over $8.5 million from the National Science Foundation, including NSF Career Award, Air Force Office of Sponsored Research, State of Connecticut, NSF-NATO, and U.S. Election Assistance Commission, and other agencies.
Schwarzmann is an author of over 150 research articles and three books, and has edited a number of scholarly volumes on computer science research. He chaired a number of leading international conferences, and was a member of over 50 technical program committees. He served on several editorial boards, including IEEE Transactions on Computers and Information & Computation, two of the most venerable and prestigious journals in computer science.
Schwarzmann earned his bachelor’s degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, a master’s degree from Cornell University, and his doctoral degree from Brown University. He conducted post-doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Areas of Expertise (3)
Cybersecurity of Voting Technology
Computer Science Research and Education
Unleashing and Speeding Up Readers in Atomic Object ImplementationsarXiv preprint arXiv:1803.11211
Chryssis Georgiou, Theophanis Hadjistasi, Nicolas Nicolaou, Alexander A Schwarzmann
2018 Providing efficient emulations of atomic read/write objects in asynchronous, crash-prone, message-passing systems is an important problem in distributed computing...
Special issue containing selected expanded papers from the 17th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS 2015)Information and Computation
Andrzej Pelc, Alexander A Schwarzmann
2017 The papers in this special issue of Information and Computation are the expanded and revised versions of selected papers that appeared in a preliminary form in the Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS 2015)...
Oh-RAM! One and a half round atomic memoryInternational Conference on Networked Systems
Theophanis Hadjistasi, Nicolas Nicolaou, Alexander A Schwarzmann
2017 Implementing atomic read/write shared objects in a message-passing system is an important problem in distributed computing...