Nadia Heninger

Professor, UCSD

Nadia Heninger is an associate professor in computer science and engineering at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on applied cryptography and security, particularly cryptanalysis of public-key cryptography in practice. She is the recipient of a 2017 NSF CAREER award. Additionally, her research has won best paper awards at CCS 2016, CCS 2015, Usenix Security 2012, and a best student paper award at Usenix Security 2008.

Previously, she was an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her PhD in computer science in 2011 from Princeton and spent time as a postdoc at UC San Diego and Microsoft Research New England.

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