University of California, Irvine
Gene Tsudik is a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He obtained his PhD in
Computer Science from USC. Before coming to UCI in 2000, he was at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory (1991-1996) and
USC/ISI (1996-2000). His research interests include numerous topics in security, privacy and applied cryptography.
Gene Tsudik was a Fulbright Scholar and a Fulbright Specialist (thrice). He is a fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAS, IFIP, and a foreign member of
Academia Europaea. From 2009 to 2015 he served as Editor-in-Chief of ACM TOPS. He was the recipient of 2017 ACM SIGSAC
Outstanding Contribution, 2020 IFIP Jean-Claude Laprie, and 2023 ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation awards.
His magnum opus is the first ever rhyming crypto-poem published as a refereed paper. Gene Tsudik is allergic to over-hype of
machine learning, blockchains/cryptocurrencies, and differential privacy. He has no social media presence.