Paulo Barreto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone
253-692-4539
Campus Box
358426
Current Research
  • Design and analysis of block ciphers, modes of operation for block ciphers, and hash functions
  • Cryptography sponges and password derivation schemes
  • Efficient algorithms for pairing-based cryptosystems
  • Identity-based key agreement schemes, digital signatures and signcryption from bilinear pairings
  • Construction of pairing-friendly elliptic curves
  • Efficient and side-channel-resistant implementation of pairings and elliptic curve cryptography
  • Code-based encryption
  • Hash-based digital signatures
  • Lattice-based and homomorphic cryptosystems

 

Teaching
  • Elliptic Curve & Pairing-Based Cryptography (grad level)
  • Post-Quantum Cryptography (grad level)
  • Quantum Cryptography (grad level)
  • Network & Information Security (grad level)
  • Information Security (undergrade level)
  • Computer Systems Performance Evaluation (60 hours, undergrad level)
  • Computer Networks (undergrad level)
  • Advanced Algorithms (grad level)
  • Design and Anaylsis of Algorithms (undergrad level)
  • Compiler Construction (undergrad level)
  • Undergraduate Seminar in CSS (undergrad level)

Member of the MSc in Computer Science program committee at the Institute of Technology of the University of Washington Tacoma.

CV or Resume
Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2016

Andrade, E.; Simplicio Jr., M.; BARRETO, P. S. L. M.; Santos, P.: “Lyra2: efficient password hashing with high security against time-memory trade-offs.” IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2016, to appear. DOI: 10.1109/TC.2016.2516011.

2015

Possignolo, R. T.; Margi, C. B.; BARRETO, P. S. L. M.: “Quantum-assisted QDCFS signatures.” Journal of Computer and System Sciences, v. 81, p. 458-467, 2015.

2015

Barguil, J. M. M.; BARRETO, P. S. L. M.: “Security issues in Sarkar’s e-cash protocol.” Information Processing Letters, v. 115, n. 11, p. 801-803, 2015.

2015

Massolino, P. M. C.; BARRETO, P. S. L. M.; Ruggiero, W. V.: “Optimized and Scalable Co-Processor for McEliece with Binary Goppa Codes.” ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, v. 14, p. 1-32, 2015.

2015

Pereira, G. C. C. F.; Puodzius, C. O.; BARRETO, P. S. L. M.: “Shorter HashBased Signatures.” The Journal of Systems and Software, 2015, v. 116, p. 95-100.

2014

Almeida, L. C.; Andrade, E. R.; BARRETO, P. S. L. M.; Simplicio Jr., M. A.: “LYRA: password-based key derivation with tunable memory and processing costs.” Journal of Cryptographic Engineering, v. 4, n. 2, p. 75-89, 2014.