Dr. Suzanne Barber is the AT&T Endowed Professor in Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Barber’s current research investigates trusted digital identities, cybersecurity and privacy.
Previously serving as the Director of Software Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Barber remains an active member of the Software Engineering and Systems area where her research has spanned the areas of information assurance, cyber-trust, cybersecurity, identity management, identity theft and fraud, intelligent agent-based systems, and software engineering. Dr. Barber has invented and commercialized systems engineering lifecycle applications to provide unprecedented levels of project and system visibility, analytics, communication, and collaboration for all stakeholders throughout the lifecycle.
Professionally, Dr. Barber has served on numerous conference and government committees (Defense Science Study Group, Army Science Board). Dr. Barber currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the Department of Homeland Security.