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Zachary Kissel


Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science is a Ph. D. candidate in Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  He holds a M.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University; B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics from Merrimack College. Prior to joining Merrimack, he was a software engineer for seven years at Sun Microsystems (later acquired by Oracle). His responsibilities there included work on Solaris device drivers and later work on Solaris security products. He has additionally served as an adjunct lecturer in the department of Computer Science at both Merrimack College and the University of Massachusetts Lowell. His research interests are in the intersection of cryptography and complexity theory. His current project is working on efficient cryptographic mechanisms for enforcing access control on data when the storage provider is untrusted.

  Email:                                                                     Office:   Mendel 253                                                                                         Phone:  978-837-3566



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