Dan Boneh : 2009 Security Meeting


Thursday, April 16, 2009
Location: Fisher Conference Center, Arrillaga Alumni Center

"Recent Developments in Cryptography"


Professor Dan Boneh is a leading authority in the fields of cryptography and computer science. As a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Dr. Boneh leads the applied cryptography group.

Dr. Boneh works on various topics in applied cryptography and computer security. His focus is on building security mechanisms that are easy to use and deploy. Along with his students, he developed new mechanisms for web security, file system security, and copyright protection. Dr. Boneh contributed to the security and performance of the RSA cryptosystem, developed new privacy mechanisms, and contributed to the study of cryptographic watermarking.

The author of over 60 technical publications, Dr. Boneh holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and has received numerous awards, including the Packard Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Award, the Terman Award and several NSF grants.