Rebecca N. Wright

Director of DIMACS and Professor, Department of Computer Science


Research Interests

  • computer and communications security
  • privacy
  • cryptographic protocols
  • fault-tolerant distributed computing

My research interests focus on computer and communications security, particularly in the areas of privacy, cryptographic protocols, and fault-tolerant distributed computing. Designing protocols, systems, and services that perform their specified computational or communication functions even if some of the participants or underlying components behave maliciously.


  • Ph.D. Computer Science, Yale University
  • B.A.    Columbia University

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