Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D.

Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D.

Director, Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research

Primary Research Area

Information Security

Research Areas

Embedded Systems, Information Security


Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, 2003
B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Queen's University, 1999

Research Interests

Security in Computer Systems and Networks, Enterprise and Portable Storage Security, Embedded & Cyber-Physical Systems Security, Cloud Computing Security, Privacy-Preserving Computing, Mobile Phone Security & Privacy, Interdomain Routing Security, Secure Data Provenance

Awards & Distinctions

  • UF Term Professorship, 2021
  • Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Awardee, 2020
  • Arnold and Lisa Goldberg Rising Star Professorship in Computer Science, 2019-2021
  • UF Term Professorship, 2018
  • UF International Center International Educator of the Year Award, 2017
  • NSF CAREER Award 2013-2018
  • UF Rising to National Preeminence Hire


Contact Information

Telephone: 352-294-2090



Office: MH 4200B