Tom Shrimpton

CISE Department
University of Florida

Office: MH 4136
Email: teshrim at
Phone: +1 (352) 294-2092


Tom Shrimpton is a professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the University of Florida. His research is in cryptography, with an emphasis on the needs of real-world cryptographic practice. Much of his work has focused upon the theory and practice of hash functions, authenticated encryption schemes, and other symmetric-key primitives. Recently, he has worked more broadly in applied cryptography, IC supply chain security, data structures, and censorship circumvention tools..

He earned a Ph.D. in 2004 from the University of California (Davis) under Phillip Rogaway.

In 2009, Professor Shrimpton was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award. In 2014, he was awarded one of the ten New Digital Age gifts from Eric Schmidt.