Alessandra Scafuro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at NC State University. Alessandra's research interests are in theoretical and applied Cryptography.  Her goal is to design cryptographic protocols (e.g., zero-knowledge protocols, secure two-party computation)  that are modular and composable; and to apply tools from cryptography to enhance the confidentiality in blockchain applications.  Prior to joining NC State, she was a post-doctoral researcher at UCLA, Boston University and Northeastern University. She received her PhD from University of Salerno, Italy.

Spring 2023  Office Hours  (January 20th - April 30th)
> Thursdays  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (zoom link available on Moodle)
> By appointment (schedule via email)

Research Areas

  • Algorithms and Theory of Computation
  • Cyber Security


PhD, 2013, University of Salerno

CSC Fall Courses

  • CSC 514-001 LEC Crypto   TTh 4:30pm-5:45pm   Room: 2201 Engineering Building 3


Available at dblp website and Alessandra's webpage