Richard Newman, Ph.D.

Richard Newman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Coordinator

Primary Research Area

Information Security

Research Areas

Cloud Computing, Information Security, Networks


Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1987
MS, University of Rochester, 1983
BA, New College (Florida), 1981

Research Interests

Networks (layers 2 and up): modeling, simulation, congestion control, multipath routing, error control, powerline communications. Distributed systems: overlay networks, fault tolerant services, P2P systems, distributed file systems. Computer and network security: Access control models, multilevel secure systems, policy modeling, cryptographic protocols, steganography, stegananalysis, traffic analysis, anonymity, trust models. Distributed collaboration and CSCW: inter-organizational collaboration, infrastructure for CSCW over WANs, group management models.

Awards & Distinctions

Superior Accomplishment Award for Faculty Service, UF, 1996.

Contact Information

Telephone: 352-505-1579

Fax: 352-392-1220



Office: E340 CSE

Mailing Address:

CISE Dept., UF
PO Box 116120
Gainesville, FL 32611-6120