Dr. Jeremy Blum is an associate professor of Computer Science at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, PA, US. Prior to joining Penn State Harrisburg, Dr. Blum worked as a research scientist at the Center for Intelligent Systems Research at George Washington University. Dr. Blum received a D.Sc. in Computer Science, and an M.S. in Computational Sciences, both from George Washington University, as well as a B.A. in Economics from Washington University. His research interests include computer networks, computer security, and transportation safety.
This will be the fifth IEEEXtreme competition for Dr. Blum. He served as a proctor for IEEEXtreme 5.0 through 7.0, and as a judge for IEEEXtreme 8.0. In addition to his participation in IEEEXtreme, Dr. Blum has volunteered for IEEE, both at the local section level and in technical Societies. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Blum was treasurer of the IEEE Susquehanna Section in IEEE Region 2. Since 2008, he has been a co-chair of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Technical Committee on Networks, and in this capacity he served as the Special Sessions Chair for the 2011 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference.