Dr. Brent Waters is a co-founder and Chief Scientist of Zeutro, LLC and an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2004 and from 2004-2005 was a post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University.
Dr. Waters' research
interests are in the areas of cryptography and computer security.
has published over 100 peer-reviewed technical papers.
publications include multiple award-winning papers and have successfully led to numerous patents.
received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), which is the highest honor bestowed by the US government on young researchers, for his
foundational work on Functional Encryption.
is also a National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow
, an NSF CAREER award recipient, a Microsoft
Faculty Fellow, a Sloan
Research Fellow and a Packard Foundation