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. Gauravaram, S. Hirose, D. Stebila. In ATIS 2017.

N. Bindel, U. Herath, M. McKague, D. Stebila. In PQCrypto 2017.

K. Cohn-Gordon, C. Cremers, B. Dowling, L. Garratt, D. Stebila. In IEEE EuroS&P 2017.


You can download slides from my presentations.


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


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