Eric Koskinen - Computer Scientist

Eric Koskinen, PhD

Senior Computer Scientist

Eric Koskinen’s 15+ year career has ranged from the practical to the theoretical. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology. Previously, he was a software engineer at Amazon.com, Research Staff Member at IBM TJ Watson, Visiting Professor at Yale University, Visiting Professor at New York University, and holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

Eric’s expertise ranges from low-level systems infrastructure such as operating systems, networks, high-performance servers to high-level concerns such as software architecture, software engineering, programming languages, and compilers.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Active researcher and expert in programming languages, having published 18 scientific papers in top computer science conferences/journals, including POPL, PLDI, PPoPP, CAV, SPAA, etc.
  • Awarded a $800,000 grant from DARPA on program analysis for Cybersecurity.
  • Awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to pursue foundational research on programming languages and concurrency.
  • Served as the Conference Chair of a top computer science conference (LICS) and as a Program Committee Member of top conferences, including POPL, ICALP, and SPAA.
  • Taught as a Professor at New York University.
  • Served as Examiner for PhD Dissertations at Columbia University and New York University.
  • Gave over 30 invited talks at universities and institutions around the world, including Oxford, MIT, Cornell, Rice, Tokyo University, ETH Zurich, IBM, Microsoft, NEC, and Oracle.
  • Received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

Areas of Expertise

  • Web applications and web languages
  • Mobile infrastructure
  • Operating systems
  • Network/distributed systems
  • Multithreaded applications
  • Algorithms
  • Programming languages (C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, Python)
  • Linux/Unix
  • Kernel/embedded software

Litigation Experience

  • Voter Labs, Inc. v. Ethos Group Consulting Services, LLC


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the District of Delaware
    Counsel: Wick Philips Gould & Martin LLP
    Nature of Suit: Breach of Contract

  • e-Steps, LLC v. Americas Leading Finance, LLC & Traksecure Corp, et al


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
    Counsel: Becker-Vissepo
    Nature of Suit: Copyright

  • Boom! Payments, Inc. v. Stripe, Inc., et al


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Northern District of California
    Counsel: Russ August & Kabat
    Nature of Suit: Patent

  • Opternative, Inc. v. JAND, Inc. d/b/a Warby Parker


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Spence PC
    Nature of Suit: Trade Secret

  • Broker Genius, Inc. v. Drew Gainer and Seat Scouts LLC


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Pearl, Cohen, Zedek, Latzer, Baratz
    Nature of Suit: Trade Secret

  • Mirror Worlds Technologies, LLC v. Facebook, Inc.


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Russ August & Kabat
    Nature of Suit: Patent

  • Broker Genius, Inc. v. Matthew Berry


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Pearl, Cohen, Zedek, Latzer, Baratz
    Nature of Suit: Trade Secret

  • Broker Genius, Inc. v. Nathan Zalta et al.


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Pearl, Cohen, Zedek, Latzer, Baratz
    Nature of Suit: Trade Secret

  • Facebook Biometrics Information Privacy


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Northern District of California
    Counsel: Edelson PC, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, Labaton Sucharow LLP
    Nature of Suit: Class Action

  • Machro Tech LLC d/b/a GoECart v. Olive Brands LLC d/b/a MetroKitchen.com


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the District of Connecticut
    Counsel: Daniels, Proco, Lusardi
    Nature of Suit: Breach of Contract

  • Fox Television Stations, Inc.  v. FilmOn X, LLC


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the District of Columbia
    Counsel: Baker Marquart LLP
    Nature of Suit: Copyright

  • D.K. Shah, M.D., P.C. D/b/a Grand Street Medical Association  v. Hal Nathan Buch, M.D.


    Jurisdiction: New York Supreme Court
    Counsel: Daniels, Proco, Lusardi
    Nature of Suit: Financial Dispute

  • Confluence, Intl.  v. Minnesota Department of Transportation, State of Minnesota


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the District of Minnesota
    Counsel: Waslten & Te Slaa, P.A.
    Nature of Suit: Breach of Contract

  • Fitbit, Inc.  v. Jawbone, Inc.


    Jurisdiction: US International Trade Commission
    Counsel: Gibson, Dunn,  & Crutcher LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent

  • Mediware Information Systems, Inc. v. HemaTerra Technologies, LLC


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    Counsel: Barack  Ferrazzano Kirchbaum & Nagelberg, LLP
    Nature of Suit: Trade Secret

  • Ericsson, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    Counsel: Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent

  • Ericsson, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD


    Jurisdiction: US International Trade Commission
    Counsel: Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent

  • AON Benfield Global, Inc. v. Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC


    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Perkins Irell Manella, LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent

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