Carey Nachenberg

Carey Nachenberg

ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
COMPUTER SCIENCE

Engineering VI - Rooom 297

Email: climberkip@gmail.com
Phone: (818) 416-0312

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In addition to his adjunct professorship at UCLA, Carey Nachenberg works full time at Lyft Level 5 designing and building self-driving vehicles. Prior to his work at Lyft, Carey was one of the founding members of Google's cyber-security spin-out, Chronicle (a moonshot born and spun out of Google X). Before joining Google, Carey served as Fellow and chief engineer at cyber-security firm Symantec, where he was responsible for the architecture of Symantec’s core protection technologies and security analytics. Carey is also a published author; his first novel, a techno-thriller entitled The Florentine Deception is available in paperback, audiobook (on Audible and iTunes) and e-book formats. Carey earned his BS and MS in Computer Science from UCLA in '95.
RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
  • Anti-virus and intrusion detection technology
  • Autonomous vehicle development
EDUCATION
MS (1995) UCLA
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • Winner of Wall Street Journal’s 2010 Technology Innovation Award (Computer Security Category)
  • Named on Computer World’s 2007 “40 Under 40” list: 40 Innovative IT People to Watch, Under the Age of 40
  • UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science Alumni Service Award, 2008
Other Carey holds over 90 United States patents in the software field. He has also recently published his first thriller novel, The Florentine Deception, and is donating all proceeds from sales (so far more than $10,000) to charities benefitting underserved students and veterans.
COURSES
CS 32 Introduction to Computer Science II