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My name is Henry (Hank) Carter, I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computing Sciences at Villanova University. My research interests are in applied cryptography in mobile computing. Specifically, I am interested in providing provably secure privacy solutions to mobile phone users. I completed my PhD and MS in Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015 and 2012, respectively, and my undergraduate degree in 2010 at Belmont University. To read more, see my "Research" page.

Recent News

October 25, 2016: I was featured on WHYY Morning Edition discussing voting machine security

August 8, 2016: Our paper, Efficient and Secure Template Blinding for Biometric Authentication, has been accepted at the IEEE Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud (SPC).

August 1, 2016: Our paper, Phonion: Practical Protection of Metadata in Telephony Networks, has been accepted in the Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs).

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