Michael Luby
Michael George Luby is a mathematician and computer scientist, VP Technology at Qualcomm and former co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Digital Fountain. In coding theory he is known for leadin...
Frank Rowlett
Frank Byron Rowlett (May 2, 1908 - June 29, 1998) was an American cryptologist.
Rowlett was born in Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia and attended Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia. In 1...
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Ron Rivest
Ronald Linn Rivest (/ˈrɪvəst/; born May 6, 1947) is a cryptographer. He is the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Computer Science at MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science ...
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Joseph Finnegan (cryptographer)
Joseph Finnegan was a US linguist and cryptanalyst with Station Hypo during the Second World War.
In 2002, Tex Biard described Finnegan as "intuitive" and "brilliant", and second only to Station H...
Edward H. Deets
Edward H. "Ned" Deets III is a Rear Admiral (upper half) in the United States Navy. A cryptology and information warfare specialist, Deets is the senior Information Warfare Officer (IWO) in the Navy t...
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Landon Curt Noll
Landon Curt Noll (born October 28, 1960) is an American computer scientist, co-discoverer of the 25th Mersenne prime and discoverer of the 26th, which he found while still enrolled at Hayward High Sch...
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Francis Raven
Francis Raven (April 26, 1914 - December 1983) was an American cryptologist and an early employee of the National Security Agency.He graduated from Yale University in 1934 and joined the United States...
Edna Grossman
Edna Grossman (born Edna Kalka) is an American mathematician. She was born in Germany, grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated with a B.S. in mathematics from Brooklyn College. She earned her M.S...
David Brumley
David Brumley is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a well-known researcher in software security, network security, and applied cryptography. Prof. Brumley also worked for ...
Ann Z. Caracristi
Ann Zeilinger Caracristi (born February 1, 1921) is an American cryptanalyst, former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, where she served at various positions over a 40-year career. She s...
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William F. Friedman
William Frederick Friedman (September 24, 1891 – November 12, 1969) was a US Army cryptographer who ran the research division of the Army's Signals Intelligence Service (SIS) in the 1930s, and parts o...
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Paul Kocher
Paul Carl Kocher (born June 11, 1973) is an American cryptographer and cryptography consultant, currently the president and chief scientist of Cryptography Research, Inc.Among his most significant ach...
Frank W. Lewis
Frank Waring Lewis (August 25, 1912 – November 18, 2010) was an American cryptographer and cryptic crossword compiler. His puzzles were printed in The Nation for over 60 years, for a total of 2,962 pu...
George Davida
George I. Davida is an American computer scientist and cryptographer. He is an outspoken proponent of public access to cryptography and an opponent of various NSA and US federal government policies an...
William Romaine Newbold
William Romaine Newbold (November 20, 1865-September 6, 1926) was an American philosopher who held the Adam Seybert Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy chair at the University of Pennsylvan...
Joseph Rochefort
Joseph John Rochefort (May 12, 1900 – July 20, 1976) was an American Naval officer and cryptanalyst. His contributions and those of his team were pivotal to victory in the Pacific War.Rochefort ...
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Matthew K. Franklin
Matthew Keith "Matt" Franklin is an American cryptographer, and a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis.
Franklin did his undergraduate studies at Pomona College, gr...
Chris Hall (cryptographer)
Christopher (Chris) Hall is an American cryptographer and mathematician. He is one of the creators of the cryptosystem Twofish. He obtained a B.S. from the University of Colorado-Boulder Department of...
Abraham Sinkov
Dr. Abraham Sinkov (1907–1998) was a US cryptanalyst.
Sinkov, the son of immigrants from Russia, was born in Philadelphia, but grew up in Brooklyn. After graduating from Boys High School—what toda...
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Richard Schroeppel
Richard C. Schroeppel (born 1948) is an American mathematician born in Illinois. His research has included magic squares, elliptic curves, and cryptography. In 1964, Schroeppel won first place in the ...
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Agnes Meyer Driscoll
Agnes Meyer Driscoll (July 24, 1889 - September 16, 1971) was, known as Miss Aggie or Madame X, an Americancryptanalyst during both World War I and World War II. One Navy admiral described her as "wit...
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Taher Elgamal
Taher Elgamal (Arabic: طاهر الجمل) (born 18 August 1955) is an Egyptian cryptographer. Elgamal is sometimes written as El Gamal or ElGamal, but Elgamal is now preferred. In 1985, Elgamal published a p...
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George Blakley
George Robert (Bob) Blakley Jr. is an American cryptographer and a professor of mathematics at Texas A&M University, best known for inventing a secret sharing scheme in 1979.
Blakley did his u...
Edward Hebern
Edward Hugh Hebern (April 23, 1869 – February 10, 1952) was an early inventor of rotor machines, devices for encryption.
Edward Hugh Hebern was born in Streator, Illinois on April 23, 1869. ...
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Rosario Candela
Rosario Candela (March 7, 1890 – October 3, 1953) was a Sicilian American architect who achieved renown through his apartment building designs in New York City, primarily during the boom years of the ...
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Lambros D. Callimahos
Lambros Demetrios Callimahos (December 16, 1910 – October 28, 1977) was a US Army cryptologist. Born in Alexandria of Greek parents, the family emigrated to the United States when he was four. H...