Burstein, Aaron

About this team member

Aaron was a member of the group at Brown University working on surface science problems.

Aaron is currently a policy advisor at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce. At NTIA, Aaron is the staff lead for consumer data privacy policy development. He is also an active contributor to broader Internet policy development efforts within the Executive Branch. Before joining NTIA in September 2010, Aaron was a research fellow at UC Berkeley School of Law and School of Information, where he collaborated with technologists, social scientists, legal scholars, and attorneys on cybersecurity, privacy, and electronic voting projects. Aaron also served as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law (J.D., 2004) and holds degrees in chemistry from Berkeley (M.S., 1998).