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Tom Shrimpton
Cryptographer

Tom Shrimpton is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Portland State University. He earned a Ph.D. in 2004 from the University of California (Davis), and he is a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award. Tom's research focuses on the theory and application of cryptography. In 2012-2014, he worked on a technology called Format-Transforming Encryption. For this, he and his collaborators were awarded a generous gift from Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

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