Maryland Cybersecurity Center
Electrical and Computer Engineering
- S.B. in Mathematics and Chemistry from MIT
- M.A. in Chemistry from Columbia University
- M. Phil in Computer Science from Columbia University
- Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University
Jonathan Katz is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and a core faculty member in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center with an appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He is also a Fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science.
Katz research interests include cryptography, computer and network security and theoretical computer science.
He is a recipient of the Humboldt Research Award, the ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Contribution Award, a University of Maryland Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Award, an NSF CAREER award and more. Katz is also a Fellow of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). He co-authored the textbook "Introduction to Modern Crytography" and a monograph on digital signature schemes.
Katz has held visiting appointments at UCLA, the École normale supérieure in Paris, France, and IBM in Hawthorne, NY.
He received his doctorate in computer science from Columbia University.
HONORS AND AWARDS
- ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Contribution Award (2019)
- IACR Fellow (2019)
- University of Maryland Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Award (2017-2018)
- Humboldt Research Award (2015)
- NSF CAREER Award (2005)
- Computer and network security
- Science of cybersecurity