Dr. Archer has over 30 years of research and development experience in system hardware and software architecture, secure computation, cryptography, and data-intensive systems. Currently, Dr. Archer leads projects in several DARPA programs, including the SafeWare program (cryptographic program obfuscation); the Brandeis program (privacy-preserving computation and databases); and the Transparent Computing program (analysis of computation by its provenance). Dr. Archer also heads research projects for IARPA and the Department of Homeland Security.
At Galois, Dr. Archer leads the company’s research work on secure multi-party computation, applied cryptography, information security, and data provenance. Dr. Archer holds a PhD in Computer Science from Portland State University, and an MS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- US Patent 9,349,015,“Programmatically Detecting Collusion-Based Security Policy Violations”
- US Patent 6,148,356,“Scalable Computer System”
- US Patent 6,021,457,“Method/Apparatus for Minimizing Perturbation While Monitoring Parallel Applications”
- US Patent 5,634,043,“Microprocessor Point-to-Point Communication”
- US Patent 5,317,720, “Processor System with Write-back Cache Using Write-back and non Write-back Transactions Stored in Separate Queues”
Recent Conferences and Invited Talks
- Theory and Practice of Provenance (TaPP) 2017
- Security 2017
- HCSS 2017
- Revolution and Evolution: Fully Homomorphic Encryption, US CyberSecurity Magazine, vol. 5, no. 16, 2017.
- Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations (KSCO) 2017 best paper award
- US Census Bureau Secure Information Sharing workshop, Fall 2017