Tom Shrimpton, Ph.D.

Tom Shrimpton, Ph.D.


Primary Research Area

Information Security

Research Areas

Information Security


Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California - Davis, 2004
MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, 1997
BS, 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


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Awards & Distinctions

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2009
  • Recipient of “New Digitial Era” gift from Eric Schmidt
  • UF Rising to Preeminence hire

Contact Information

Telephone: 352-294-2092



Office: MH 4136