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Patrick Traynor, Ph.D.

Professor - John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering, Associate Chair for Research

Research Areas: 
Information Security
Networks
Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Education: 
  • Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (2008)
  • M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (2004)
  • B.S. Computer Science, University of Richmond (2002)
Research Interests: 
  • Cellular and Mobile Security
  • Internet Security
  • Systems Security
  • Applied Cryptography
  • National Policy
Current and Recent Courses: 
  • CS 5410 - Computer and Network Security
Awards: 
  • NSF CAREER Award (2010)
  • Lockheed Inspirational Young Faculty Award (2012)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow (2014)
  • UF Rising Preeminence Hire
  • John and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering (2016)
  • Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion Fellow (2016)
  • Kavli Fellow (2017)
  • Co-Founder: CryptoDrop, Pindrop Security
Primary Research Area: 
Information Security