My research interests include:

  • Applied cryptography: key exchange protocols; post-quantum cryptography; digital signatures; public key encryption; client puzzles / proofs of work; elliptic curve cryptography; quantum cryptography
  • Internet security: network security protocols (SSL/TLS, SSH, Tor, …); public key infrastructure (PKI); authentication


My full list of publications is available here. My most recent papers are:

P. Kampanakis, D. Stebila, T. Hansen. Internet-Draft, April 2023.

B. Westerbaan, D. Stebila. Internet-Draft, March 2023.

C. Aguilar-Melchor, T. Bailleux, J. Goertzen, D. Joseph, D. Stebila. 2023.


You can download slides from my presentations.


I am co-founder of the Open Quantum Safe project. Check out our code on Github.

Board membership and conference chairing

Program committee membership

I am on / have been on the following program committees:


My major grants include:

Graduate Students

Please see my supervision page for information about current and past graduate students, as well as about working with me.

Research Experience