Jonathan Katz

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Professor and Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center
3225 A.V. Williams Building
(301) 405-1226

Jonathan Katz is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.

An expert in cryptography and computer security, Katz has published more than 100 scientific articles and two books, including a widely used undergraduate textbook on cryptography. Among other things, he is interested in post-quantum cryptography and provable security against quantum algorithms.

Katz holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and chemistry from MIT, did graduate work in physical chemistry at Columbia University, and received a doctoral degree in computer science from Columbia University.