Stafford Emanuel Tavares is a cryptographer, professor emeritus at Queen's University. His notable work includes the design (with Carlisle Adams) of the block ciphers CAST-128 and CAST-256. He also helped organize the first Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC) workshop in 1994. Since 2003, SAC has included an invited lecture in his honor, the Stafford Tavares Lecture.
Tavares received his Ph.D. in 1968 from McGill University.
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- ^ Stafford Tavares at the Mathematics Genealogy Project