Brent Waters

Associate Professor
Office: 
GDC 6.810
Phone: 
512-232-7464
Email: 
bwaters [at] cs [dot] utexas [dot] edu
Research: 

Cryptography and Network Security

UTCS Research Areas: 
Selected Publications: 
  • Brent Waters. Dual System Encryption: Realizing Fully Secure IBE and HIBE under Simple Assumptions. In CRYPTO 2009.
  • Susan Hohenberger and Brent Waters. Short and Stateless Signatures from the RSA Assumption. In CRYPTO 2009.
  • Chris Peikert and Brent Waters. Lossy trapdoor functions and their applications. In STOC 2008. Invited to special issue for top papers of STOC 2008.
  • Amit Sahai and Brent Waters. Fuzzy identity-based encryption. In EUROCRYPT 2005.
  • Brent Waters. Efficient identity-based encryption without random oracles. In EUROCRYPT 2005.
Professional Activities: 
  • Program Co-Chair for the Pairing 2009 conference
  • Editor for the Journal of Applied Cryptography

Program committee member:

  • Workshop on Public Key Cryptography 2010,2012
  • Computer and Communications Security (CCS) 2010,2011
  • IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2009, 2010,2011
  • CRYPTO 2008,2010
  • Africacrypt 2010
  • PODC 2009
  • Pairings 2009 (Program Co-Chair)
  • TCC 2009
  • Electronic Voting Technology (EVT) Workshop 2008
  • WWW Conference: Security, Privacy, and Ethics Track 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Eurocrypt 2007, 2008
  • Asiacrypt 2007
  • Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS) 2007
  • RSA Cryptographer's Track 2007
  • ACM CCS Industry and Government Track 2006
  • Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS) 2006
  • Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES) 2005
  • European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2005
  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) 2005