Benjamin Fuller portrait

About me

I am an associate professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Connecticut. I'm a co-director of the Connecticut Advanced Computing Center.

Prior to joining UConn I was a cryptographic researcher building secure systems at MIT Lincoln Laboratory from 2007-2016 in the Secure, Resilient Systems and Technology Group. I completed my Ph.D. at Boston University. While at BU I contributed to the BUSEC group.  You can follow me on twitter at @fuzzycrypto

My primary research area is cryptography spanning from complexity/reduction-based cryptography, information theory, and applied cryptography necessary to deploy systems. Ideally, I'm able to take a real problem, develop a theoretically sound approach, and work with others to implement a proof of concept.

The CSE and ECE departments jointly organize a security seminar.  Please contact me to join the mailing list.  We're always looking for exciting speakers.

I also work with UConn's cyber security club. I encourage interested students to attend a meeting or talk to me about possible problems in cyber security.

I keep my CV up to date and I try and include all updates on this site as well.  My google scholar page is also a good reference for my research.

Office Hours

I am in the office most days and hold advising hours 11am on Fridays (schedule through

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Contact Me

Phone: 6-2122
  371 Fairfield Way
  Unit 4155
  Storrs, CT 06269
  ITE 243