John Chuang is a Full Professor at the School of Information, with an affiliate appointment in EECS. His research interests are in biosensory computing (brainwave authentication, human factors in wearable computing) and information economics and policy (network economics, peer production, security and privacy). He is Co-Director of the BioSENSE Lab, a multidisciplinary research team studying the application potentials and stewardship challenges of ubiquitous biosensing technologies. He is also affiliated with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), and the Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST). He received his Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and graduated summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.


  • 1998, Ph.D., Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1997, M.S., Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1992, M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 1991, B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California