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Eran Tromer (ערן טרומר)

Senior Lecturer, (equivalent to the American rank of Assistant Professor)

Codirector, Check Point Institute for Information Security (CPIIS)
Head, Laboratory for Experimental Information Security (LEISec)
Member, Israeli Center of Research Excellence in Algorithms (I-CORE Algo)

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Office: Schreiber building, room 123   ([pdf map] [interactive map] [מפה אינטראקטיבית])
Assistant: Galit Herzberg
Schreiber building, room 016

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Mailing address: School of Computer Science
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POB 39040
Tel Aviv 6997801

I am a faculty member at the School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University. In summer of 2015, I am a visiting scientist at the Simons Institute of UC Berkeley.

My research focus is information security, cryptography and algorithms. I am particularly interested in what happens when cryptographic systems meet the real world, where computation is faulty and leaky.

I head the Laboratory for Experimental Information Security (LEISec), where my group investigates side-channel information leakage in computers through physical emanations (e.g., acoustic, electric and electromagnetic) and via software (e.g., cache contention in local and cloud computing).

I cofounded SCIPR Lab, where we construct cryptographic systems for ensuring the integrity of computation conducted on untrusted, faulty and malicious platforms.

Other research interests include digital currency, tamper resilience, homomorphic encryption, special-purpose code-breaking hardware and various aspects of network and systems security. See my publications for more information.