Marina Blanton


Marina Blanton


Research Topics

Applied cryptography; information security; privacy-preserving computation and outsourcing

Contact Information

333 Davis Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-4752

Biography Teaching Research


  • Aug. 2007 PhD in CS, Purdue University
  • Dec. 2004 MS in CS, Purdue University
  • Mar. 2002 MS in EECS, Ohio University
  • Jun. 1999 BS in CS with Honors, Tyumen State Oil and Gas University, Russia


  • May 2016 Named IEEE Senior Member
  • Nov. 2015 Named ACM Senior Member
  • Oct. 2015 2015 ACM CCS Test of Time Award (awarded to two papers of sign cant impact on securityeld published 10 years ago in a agship conference ACM CCS)
  • Jan. 2013 AFOSR Young Investigator Award
  • Oct. 2007 Nominated for the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award by Purdue University
  • Apr. 2007 Siemens scholarship in recognition of research achievements
  • Mar. 2007 Diamond Award (annual award for outstanding academic achievement, awarded to one graduating Ph.D. student), Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), Purdue University
  • May 2006 UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) Award for participation in the Securing Cyberspace (SC'06) Program (core participant, fall 2006)
  • Apr. 2006 Intel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship Award for 2006{2008 academic years (second year declined)
  • Apr. 2004 Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) Summer Research Scholarship (support for summer 2004)
  • Mult. years Winner of university-wide and participant of regional programming contests and Olympiads in physics