Kevin McCurley (cryptographer)

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Kevin Snow McCurley is a mathematician, computer scientist, and cryptographer, currently a research scientist at Google.

He received his Ph.D. in mathematics in 1981 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[1] His early research was in number theory, investigating such topics as primes in arithmetic progression and polynomials with many initial composite values. Then he retrained himself in computer science.

A former president of the International Association for Cryptologic Research, McCurley was selected as an IACR Fellow in 2005.[2]


  1. ^ Kevin McCurley at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ "IACR Fellow citation". Retrieved 2013-01-31. 

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