Hong-Sheng Zhou

Assistant Professor
Cryptography Lab
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University

East Hall, Room E4242
401 West Main Street
P.O. Box 843019
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3019
Email: hongsheng.zhou (at) gmail.com

I am an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Virginia Commonwealth University.
From 2010-2013, I was a postdoc at the University of Maryland, under the direction of Jonathan Katz.  In 2010, I received my PhD at the University of Connecticut with Aggelos Kiayias as advisor.

My research interests include: Cryptography; Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Technologies; Information Security; Distributed Computing.
A project ongoing.


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