Alfred J. Menezes

Professor of Mathematics
Department of Combinatorics and Optimization
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario
Canada N2L 3G1
email: ajmeneze at
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Alfred Menezes is a professor of mathematics in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo (Canada), where he teaches courses in cryptography, coding theory, finite fields, and discrete mathematics. He is actively involved in cryptographic research, and consults for various information security companies.

He completed the Bachelor of Mathematics and M.Math degrees in 1987 and 1989 respectively, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 1992.

Alfred's interests include all aspects of information security, especially elliptic curve cryptography, protocols, and algorithmic number theory. He is co-author of the recently published Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography.

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