Michael Goodrich and Roberto Tamassia are well-recognized researchers in computer security, applied cryptography, algorithms, and data structures, having published many papers on these subjects, with applications to cloud computing, privacy enhancing technologies, information visualization, and geometric computing. They have served as principal investigators in several joint projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Office, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. They are also active in educational technology research and the have published several books, including widely adopted textbooks on data structures and algorithms.
Michael Goodrich received his Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue University. He is currently a Chancellor's Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine. Previously, he was a professor at Johns Hopkins University. He is an editor for the Journal of Computer and Systems Sciences and Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. He is a Fulbright Scholar and a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Roberto Tamassia received his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the Plastech Professor of Computer Science at Brown University and the Executive Director of the Executive Master in Cybersecurity. He is a founder of the Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. He previously served on the editorial board of Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications and IEEE Transactions on Computers. He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).