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Neal Koblitz (Mathematics)


Koblitz, Neal (Mathematics)

Neal Koblitz (Mathematics)
Office: C-335 Padelford, Box 354350
Phone: 543-4386
Email: koblitz@uw.edu
Website: https://sites.math.washington.edu/~koblitz/

Neal Koblitz received his PhD in Mathematics at Princeton in 1974, and has been at UW since 1979. His research is in number theory and cryptography, and he is the coinventor of elliptic curve cryptography. In recent years he has coauthored a series of papers critiquing the way mathematical "proofs" are used in cybersecurity.  He is secretary of a small foundation called the Kovalevskaia Fund that supports women in STEM fields in the Global South.

Instructor's Honors Course History

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Course Title
Yr
Qtr
SLN
Details
HONORS 221 B Math That Lies: Communicating Why Some Quantitative Arguments Are Misleading or Bogus 2023 1 15665 View »
HONORS 221 C Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Math That Lies: Communicating Why Some Quantitative Arguments Are Misleading or Bogus 2021 1 15425 View »
H A&S 396A Cryptography 1998 1 3913 View »

 

 

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