|Research and Teaching Interests:
Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, digital communications, technology policy
|Other UCLA appointments:
Professor of Public Policy
Professor of Management
Professor of Law
|Awards and Recognition|
|2015-2016||National Fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University|
|2014-2015||National Fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University|
|2014||Selected as a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations|
|2011||Appointed as a Nonresident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution|
- John Villasenor, “Technology and the Role of Intent in Constitutionally Protected Expression,” Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Spring/Summer 2016
- John Villasenor, “The Fast-Evolving Uses and Economic Impacts of Drones,” Testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, November 19, 2015
- Lok-Won Kim and John Villasenor, “Dynamic Function Verification for System-on-Chip Security against Hardware-Based Attacks,” IEEE Transactions on Reliability, November 2015.
- John Villasenor, “Corporate Cybersecurity Realism: Managing Trade Secrets in a World Where Breaches Occur,” American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Spring/Summer 2015
- L.-W. Kim and John Villasenor, “Automated Iterative Pipelining for ASIC design,” ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, February 2015.
- John Villasenor, “First Sale Under Title 17” Testimony before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, June 2, 2014
- L.-W. Kim and John Villasenor, “Dynamic Function Replacement for System-on-Chip Security in the Presence of Hardware-Based Attacks,” IEEE Transactions on Reliability, June 2014.
- John Villasenor, “Products Liability and Driverless Cars: Issues and Guiding Principles for Legislation” The Brookings Institution, April 2014.
- John Villasenor, “‘Drones’ and the Future of Domestic Aviation,” Proceedings of the IEEE, March 2014
- John Villasenor, “Compromised By Design? Securing the Defense Electronics Supply Chain” The Brookings Institution, November 2013
- John Villasenor and M. Tehranipoor, “The Hidden Dangers of Chop-Shop Electronics: Clever counterfeiters sell old components as new, threatening both military and commercial systems,” IEEE Spectrum, September 20, 2013
- John Villasenor, “Smartphones for the Unbanked: How Mobile Money Will Drive Digital Inclusion in Developing Countries” The Brookings Institution, September 2013
- John Villasenor, “Observations from Above: Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Privacy” Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Spring, 2013
- Vivek Mohan and John Villasenor, “Decrypting the Fifth Amendment: The Limits of Self-Incrimination in the Digital Era” University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Heightened Scrutiny, vol. 15, October 2012