Britain J. Williams

Britain J. Williams

Britain J. Williams III is a Professor Emeritus of computer science at Kennesaw State University [ [ Brit Williams Biography] from the National Institute of Standards and Technology] in Georgia, and is consultant [ [ Kennesaw State's Center for Election Systems] ] with the school's Center For Election Systems. He has bachelors and masters degrees in mathematics from the University of Georgia, and a PhD is in Statistics [ [ Transcript of testimony] before the Election Assistance Commission, June 15, 2006] from the University of Georgia in 1965. [ [ The Effect of Truncation on Tests of Hypothesis for Normal Populations,] PhD Thesis, University of Georgia, 1964] He joined the faculty of (then) Kennesaw State College in 1990. [ [ Kennesaw State University 2001-02 Graduate Faculty] ]

He was a consultant to the FEC during the development of the FEC Voting System Standards in 1990 and again in 2002. He is currently a member of the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) Voting Systems Board and Chair of the NASED Voting Systems Board Technical Committee. He serves as a consultant to the states of Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, where he has certified electronic voting systems. In 2003, he wrote a defense of the Georgia electronic voting system [ [ Security in the Georgia Voting System] , Britain J. Williams, Ph.D. April 23, 2003] in response to criticism of Diebold Election Systems (now Premier Election Solutions) systems levied by Bev Harris, author of Black Box Voting.

Williams appeared at a United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Public Hearing on the Use, Security and Reliability of Electronic Voting Systems in Washington, DC on 5 May 2004. Other technology panelists included
Dr. Avi Rubin, Johns Hopkins University, Information Security Institute; Stephen Berger, IEEE; and Dr. Ted Selker, MIT.

Williams is a recognized expert on electronic voting systems; he is a consultant to DES, the FEC, and four states. Williams reportedly has held a key position at the IEEE. [ [ Concerns Over ] ]


External links

* [ Kennesaw State's Center for Election Systems]
* [ Britain Williams Curriculum Vita]

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