Daniel Gonzales

Senior Scientist, RAND Corporation

Daniel Gonzales is a senior scientist at RAND and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He conducts research on communications; electronic warfare (EW), cybersecurity, cloud computing, quantum computing, terrorist use of the Internet, and cyber supply chain risk management. He has examined technical and policy issues in these areas for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other government agencies.

He is lead author of several academic, DHS, and RAND publications, including Cloud-Trust – a Security Assessment Model for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Clouds (Transactions in Cloud Computing, IEEE) and the DHS Wireless Emergency Alert Penetration Strategy (DHS, 2014). Gonzales received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his B.S. in physics from Stanford University.

Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States