Johannes Gehrke is one of the two faculty winners of the 2011 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists; he won for his work on datamining and database security. The New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of our most noteworthy young scientists and engineers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The Awards recognize highly innovative, impactful, and interdisciplinary accomplishments in the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering with unrestricted financial prizes for both finalists and awardees. Each winner in the faculty category was endowed with $25,000 in unrestricted funds.