Ran Canetti


Title: Professor

Office: MCS 135D

Email: canetti@bu.edu

Phone: 617-358-1141

Education: PhD, Weizmann Institute




Ran Canetti is a professor of Computer Science at Boston University and the director of the center for Reliable Information System and Cyber Security. He is also a Fellow of the International Association for Cryptologic Research and an associate editor of the Journal of Cryptology and Information and Computation. Canetti graduated from the Weizmann Institute of Science, was a researcher at IBM Watson Research Center, a research scientist at MIT and a professor at Tel Aviv University. Canetti’s research interests span multiple aspects of cryptography and information security, with emphasis on the design, analysis and use of cryptographic protocols.

Selected Publications

R. Canetti, Universally Composable Security: A New Paradigm for Cryptographic
Protocols. 42nd FOCS, 2001. Full version.

N. Bitansky, R. Canetti, O. Paneth, A. Rosen. On the existence of extractable one-way functions. STOC 2014. Full version PDF.

M. Bellare, R. Canetti and H. Krawczyk. Keying Hash Functions for Message Authentication. Proceedings of CRYPTO 1996, LNCS 1109, 1-15, 1996. Full version PDF.