Rice U expert on voting machines to testify in Austin about election

first_img Return to article. Long DescriptionThe hearing will take place at 10 a.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 22, in E1.012 (Hearing Room), Texas State Capitol, Austin.Specifically, the hearing will examine the use of electronic voting machines and paper ballots, voting fraud and “disenfranchisement occurring inside nursing homes and assisted living facilities, outside interference and manipulation of elections, and the voting requirements of presidential electors.” The committee’s charge is to make recommendations to “safeguard the integrity of elections, ensure the confidentiality and security of voting records and ensure the will of the people is reflected through their ballot and carried out through their presidential electors.”Wallach, who is also a scholar at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is widely regarded as an expert on voting machine security. He will provide remarks and then take questions from the committee.Who:  Dan Wallach, Rice University professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering and a scholar at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.What: Testimony on voting security before the Texas Senate Select Committee on Election Security.When: 10 a.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 22.Where: E1.012 (Hearing Room), Texas State Capitol, Austin.State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, chairs the Select Committee on Election Security.Wallach’s research includes computer security topics, ranging from web browsers, servers and networks to electronic voting technologies and smartphones. Prior to joining the Rice faculty, Wallach earned his Ph.D. at Princeton University and a B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California-Berkeley.For more information or to schedule an interview with Wallach while he is in Austin, contact David Ruth, director of national media relations at Rice, at 713-348-6327 or [email protected] for download:https://sp2.img.hsyaolu.com.cn/wp-shlf1314/2023/IMG14746.jpg” alt=”last_img” />

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