Summary of Activities/Interests
Information security, privacy, and applied cryptography.
Ph.D., Computer Science, Purdue University, 2007
M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University, 2004
M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ohio University, 2002
B.S., Computer Science, Tyumen State Oil and Gas University, 1999
Marina Blanton is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2007. Dr. Blanton's research interests are centrally in information security, privacy, and applied cryptography. Recent projects span across areas such as secure computation and outsourcing, integrity of outsourced computation and storage, private biometric and genomic computation, privacy-preserving systems for medical and social networks, authentication, anonymity, and key management. Dr. Blanton has nearly 50 research publications and has served on many technical program committees including ESORICS'12, ACNS'12, KDD'11, and many others. Her research is supported by NSF, AFOSR, and AFRL.