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Richard Newman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator

Research Areas: 
Cloud Computing
Information Security
  • PhD, 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.

Current and Recent Courses: 
Spring 2016CIS5370Computer and Information Security
Spring 2016COP4600Operating Systems
Fall 2015CIS4370Computer and Information Security (UG)
Fall 2015CIS 6934Cryptographic Anonymity
Spring 2015CIS4362Introduction to Cryptology


  • Superior Accomplishment Award for Faculty Service, UF, 1996.
Primary Research Area: 
Information Security