Delaram Kahrobaei


Former affiliation

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Post-quantum Cryptography, Machine Learning over Encrypted Big Data, Secure Delegation of Computation

Personal profile


Professor Delaram Kahrobaei is an American Mathematician and Computer Scientist, currently the Chair of Cyber Security at the University of York (UK) since November 2018 and the founder and director of York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security. She is perhaps the only women with such title in the UK and one of the youngest Full Professors in the Computer Science Department at York.
Before coming to York, she was a Full Professor at the City University of New York. She has adjunct appointments at CUNY Graduate Center in the PhD Program in Computer Science as well as the New York University. She was the President/co-founder of a university start-up Infoshield, Inc developing post-quantum fully homomorphic encryption algorithms for secure processing of sensitive data by artificial intelligence systems.

Her research has been partially supported by grants from the US Office of Naval Research, Canadian New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration, American Association of Advancement in Sciences, National Science Foundation, National Security Agency, UK-Netherlands: York Maastricht Partnership Investment Fund. She has over 80 publications in prestigious journals and conference proceedings and several US patents.

Her main research areas are Post-Quantum Algebraic Cryptography, Data Science, Applied Algebra.
Kahrobaei is one of the Associate Editors of the Advances of Mathematics of Communication, published by the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences. She is the chief editor of the International Journal of Computer Mathematics: Computer Systems Theory, Taylor & Francis. She is an Associate Editor of SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry, The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

External positions

Professor (Adjunct), New York University

1 Sept 2016 → …

Doctoral Faculty in PhD Program in Computer Science, City University of New York Graduate Center

2008 → …

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