Hong-Sheng Zhou

Assistant Professor
Cryptography Lab | Lab-B
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Commonwealth University

East Hall, Room E4240
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.


See Blackboard for course materials

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Cryptography Lab and Blockchain Lab
a complete list of research papers can be found here or via my DBLP page

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technologies

Secure Computing (Secure Multi-Party Computation, Functional Encryption, Verifiable Computing, etc.)
(secure computing in the extreme settings can be found below; secure computing for blockchain can be found above)

Extreme Cryptography (Klepto Resilience, Leakage/Tampering Resilience, Coercion Resilience, Quantum Resilience)
    Klepto Resilience

    Leakage/Tampering Resilience

    Coercion Resilience

    Quantum Resilience


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