Sean Oesch

Sean Oesch received his PhD from the University of Tennessee in computer engineering. As a researcher at a national laboratory, he helps lead research at the intersection of machine learning and security, slings code, mentors students, and asks tough questions of data. Sean enjoys helping people grow—whether professionally or in their faith journey—as they navigate complex questions about philosophy, science, and Scripture.

Biography

Sean Oesch is a researcher at a national laboratory, where he helps lead research at the intersection of machine learning and security. He also slings code, mentors students, and asks tough questions of data. Sean received his PhD in computer engineering from the University of Tennessee. His dissertation focused on the security of password managers and was published at top venues in both security and human-computer interaction (HCI). His research recommends strong passwords and multi-factor authentication whenever possible, and concerns the future use of single sign-on and continuous authentication for cybersecurity.

Sean enjoys helping people grow—whether professionally or spiritually—as they navigate complex questions about philosophy, science, and Scripture. He’s currently interested in finding ways that artificial intelligence (AI) can benefit society and how Christianity can inform the ethical quandaries surrounding the rapid growth of AI. On his blog, FaithToKnowledge, Sean shares fun thoughts related to theology, science and faith, and spiritual growth.

Biography

Sean Oesch is a researcher at a national laboratory, where he helps lead research at the intersection of machine learning and security. He also slings code, mentors students, and asks tough questions of data. Sean received his PhD in computer engineering from the University of Tennessee. His dissertation focused on the security of password managers and was published at top venues in both security and human-computer interaction (HCI). His research recommends strong passwords and multi-factor authentication whenever possible, and concerns the future use of single sign-on and continuous authentication for cybersecurity.

Sean enjoys helping people grow—whether professionally or spiritually—as they navigate complex questions about philosophy, science, and Scripture. He’s currently interested in finding ways that artificial intelligence (AI) can benefit society and how Christianity can inform the ethical quandaries surrounding the rapid growth of AI. On his blog, FaithToKnowledge, Sean shares fun thoughts related to theology, science and faith, and spiritual growth.

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