Purdue University - Department of Computer Science -

Christina Garman

Assistant Professor, starting January 2018

Joined department: Spring 2018


Bachelor of Science, Bucknell University, Computer Science and Engineering (2011)
Bachelor of Arts, Bucknell University, Mathematics (2011)
Master of Science in Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science (2013)
Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science (2017)

Christina Garman received the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering and Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Bucknell University in 2011, completed the Masters of Engineering in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University in 2013, and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University in 2017. Her research interests focus largely on practical and applied cryptography. More specifically, her work has focused on the security of deployed cryptographic systems from all aspects, including the evaluation of real systems, improving the tools that we have to design and create them, and actually creating real, deployable systems. Some of her recent work has been on the weaknesses of RC4 in TLS, cryptographic automation, decentralized anonymous e-cash, and decentralized anonymous credentials. She is also one of the co-founders of ZCash, a startup building a cryptocurrency based on Zerocash. Her work has been publicized in The Washington Post, Wired, and The Economist, and she received a 2016 ACM CCS Best Paper Award.

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