Dan Boneh

Cryptography Professor, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Research Interests

  • Cryptography
  • Computer Security
  • Blockchains


Dr. Boneh is a professor of computer science at Stanford University where he heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the Center for Blockchain Research. Dr. Boneh’s research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security and to blockchains. He is the author of over 200 publications in the field, and is a recipient of the 2014 ACM prize and the 2013 Godel prize.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
  • Professor Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


Degree Courses