Andrew M Klapper, Ph.D.


Research Areas: Pseudorandom sequences for cryptography and communications

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Computer Science - CS
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Lexington, KY 40506-0633
Phone: 859-257-6743
Fax: 859-323-1971

Professional Preparation:

New York University, B.A. in Mathematics, 1974.

SUNY at Binghamton, M.S. in Applied Mathematics, 1975.

Stanford University, M.S. in Mathematics, 1976.

Brown University, Ph.D. in Mathematics, 1982. Concentration: Algebraic Geometry Over p- adic Rings. Thesis title: Canonical Subgroups of Formal Groups of Arbitrary Dimension.


2008 – 2009, Director of Graduate Studies, Dept. of Comp. Sci., Univ. of Kentucky

2002 – 2003, University Research Professor, University of of Kentucky.

1993 – present, Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (1997)/Professor (2001), Depart- ment of Computer Science, University of Kentucky.

1991–1993, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Manitoba.

1984–1991, Assistant Professor, College of Computer Science, Northeastern University.

1981–1984, Postdoctoral Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Com- puter Science, Clark University.


His book Algebraic Shift Register Sequences, coauthored by Mark Goresky, is being published by Cambridge University Press.  This is a comprehensive research monograph/advanced textbook on the generation and analysis of pseudorandom sequences and their application in cryptography and communications.