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Tom Shrimpton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Areas: 
Information Security
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California - Davis, 2004
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, 1997
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 1994


Research Interests: 
  • Theory and practice of modern cryptography
  • Design and analysis of real-world cryptographic primitives
  • Cryptography for non-traditional settings
  • Censorship circumvention tools
  • Security aspects of machine learning

(see personal website)

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award winner
  • Recipient of "New Digitial Era" gift from Eric Schmidt
  • UF Rising to Preeminence hire


Primary Research Area: 
Information Security