Department of Computer Science and the College
David Cash is interested in applied and theoretical cryptography, including provable security for practice and foundations, searchable encryption, database encryption, lattice-based cryptography, public-key cryptography, symmetric-key cryptography, and authentication. In addition, his research addresses computer security, including database security and privacy as well as secure information retrieval, and theoretical computer science.
His research has been published in IEEE Security & Privacy, Circulation in Computer Science, and IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award and was named a research fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at the University of California, Berkeley.
Cash received BS, MS, and PhD degrees in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, San Diego; the Mathematics Department at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany; and the Cryptography Research Group at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Most recently, he was an assistant professor of computer science at Rutgers University.