Dr. Kristin Lauter

Principal Researcher and Partner Research Manager, Microsoft Research

Kristin Lauter is a mathematician and cryptographer whose research areas are number
theory, algebraic geometry, and applications to cryptography. She is particularly known for her work on
homomorphic encryption, elliptic curve cryptography, and for introducing supersingular isogeny graphs
as a hard problem into cryptography. She is a Principal Researcher and Partner Research Manager of the
Cryptography and Privacy Group at Microsoft Research in Redmond, Washington. She served as
President of the Association for Women in Mathematics from 2015 –2017. She has published more than
100 papers and holds more than 50 patents.

Get notified of upcoming events & updates

Get notified of upcoming events & updates

Get Connected

Privacy Preference Center