Associate Research Professor
(a.k.a. Susan Hohenberger Waters)
Department of Computer Science
Whiting School of Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University
susan /at/ cs.jhu.edu
Dr. Hohenberger's research focuses on cryptography and computer security. She holds a
Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was
advised by Ronald Rivest, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University.
Prior to joining Hopkins, Dr. Hohenberger was a post-doc at IBM Research in Zurich, Switzerland.
She is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award, a Google Faculty Research Award and a
Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellowship. She also works as an independent security consultant
and spends time in Texas with her husband and son.
Publications are available online.
The Advanced Crypto Software Collection and Automated Crypto Design Tools code are also available online.
600.363/463 Introduction to Algorithms/Algorithms I -- Fall 2009
600.471 Theory of Computation -- Fall 2009
600.642 Advanced Topics in Cryptography -- Fall 2008
600.471 Theory of Computation -- Fall 2008
600.472 Theoretical Cryptography -- Spring 2008
600.471 Theory of Computation -- Fall 2007
600.641 Special Topics in Theoretical Cryptography -- Spring 2007
Program Committee Member
ACM CCS 2014 (Scottsdale, Arizona on November 3-7, 2014)
ISC 2014 (Hong Kong, China on October 12-14, 2014)
TCC 2014 (San Diego, California on February 24-26, 2014)
PKC 2014 (Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 26-28, 2014)
CRYPTO 2012 (Santa Barbara, California on August 19-23, 2012)
ACM CCS 2010 (Chicago, Illinois on October 4-8, 2010)
CRYPTO 2010 (Santa Barbara, California on August 15-19, 2010)
TCC 2010 (Zurich, Switzerland on February 9-11, 2010)
(Santa Barbara, California on August 17-21, 2008)
(Reykjavik, Iceland on July 7-11, 2008)
IEEE Security and Privacy 2008
(Oakland, California on May 18-21, 2008)
(San Francisco, California on April 8-11, 2008)
(New York, New York on March 19-21, 2008)
(Ottawa, Canada on June 20-22, 2007)
(Zhuhai, China on June 5-8, 2007)
I gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the National Science Foundation, DARPA,
the Office of Naval Research, Google and Microsoft.
My graduate studies were supported primarily by a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
with some help from a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.