David Wu

Assistant Professor
David Wu came to UT Computer Science from the University of Virginia (UVA) where he worked as an assistant professor. He received his PhD in computer science at Stanford University in 2018 and his BS and MS in computer science from Stanford University in 2013. His research interests are in cryptography and computer security.


Research Interests: 

Theoretical and applied cryptography; computer security.

Select Publications

Sijun Tan, Brian Knott, Yuan Tian, and David J. Wu. 2021. CryptGPU: Fast Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning on the GPU. IEEE Security and Privacy ("Oakland").
Ohad Barta, Yuval Ishai, Rafail Ostrovsky, and David J. Wu. 2020. On Succinct Arguments and Witness Encryption from Groups. CRYPTO.
Benoît Libert, Alain Passelègue, Hoeteck Wee, and David J. Wu. 2020. New Constructions of Statistical NIZKs: Dual-Mode DV-NIZKs and More. EUROCRYPT.
Alex Lombardi, Willy Quach, Ron D. Rothblum, Daniel Wichs, and David J. Wu. 2019. New Constructions of Reusable Designated-Verifier NIZKs. CRYPTO.
Sam Kim and David J. Wu. 2018. Multi-Theorem Preprocessing NIZKs from Lattices. CRYPTO.

Awards & Honors

2021 - NSF CAREER Award
2018 - Best Young-Researcher Paper Award, CRYPTO
2017 - Best Young-Researcher Paper Award, CRYPTO
2016 - Outstanding Paper Award, ESORICS