Max Howald

Software developer in New York, NY

I am a co-founder and lead engineer at Walrus Security.

I graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a minor in mathematics from the Cooper Union in 2016.

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I co-authored the following papers when I worked as a research assistant in the computer science lab of professor Michael Walfish from 2014–2016.

Defending against malicious peripherals with Cinch
Sebastian Angel, Riad S. Wahby, Max Howald, Joshua B. Leners, Michael Spilo, Zhen Sun, Andrew J. Blumberg, and Michael Walfish.
USENIX Security Symposium, Security16, August 2016.

Verifiable ASICs (Distinguished student paper award)
Riad S. Wahby, Max Howald, Siddharth Garg, abhi shelat, and Michael Walfish.
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland16, May 2016.

Efficient RAM and control flow in verifiable outsourced computation
Riad S. Wahby, Srinath Setty, Max Howald, Zuocheng Ren, Andrew J. Blumberg, and Michael Walfish.
22nd Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, NDSS15, February 2015.


School projects