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Thomas Ristenpart

Professor at Cornell Tech and the Department of Computer Science, Cornell University.

Contact info:

273 Bloomberg Center
2 West Loop Road
New York, NY 10044

My research is in computer security, with recent topics including cloud computing security, applied and theoretical cryptography, and privacy.

Interested in Cornell for your PhD?

I previously worked part time at Cloudflare Research.

I'm part of a research team working on computer security and privacy issues in the context of intimate partner violence. This led us to found the Clinic to End Tech Abuse.

Thanks to the Sloan Foundation for their support of my work via a 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship!

See my full list of publications or check out some descriptions of my work here.