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Applied Data Science | Computer Science | Data Science


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Professor Lepinski has broad interests covering cyber-security, computer networks, and software development. Prior to joining the New College faculty, he worked for nine years at BBN Technologies. His work in industry focused on transitioning security and privacy technologies from the academic literature to use in real-world systems.

Professor Lepinski is active in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the group that develops technical standards for use on the public Internet. In the IETF, he has played a key role in work on interdomain routing security, privacy of location data, and HTTP-layer authentication. His current research focuses on the security of widely-deployed Internet protocols, and the evolution of the public Internet.

Recent Courses

Introduction to Programming in Python
Computer Networks
Cryptography and Computer Security
Distributed Computing for Data Science

Selected Publications

“An Infrastructure to Support Secure Internet Routing,” Matthew Lepinski and Stephen Kent, RFC 6480, February 2012

“An Architecture for Location and Location Privacy in Internet Applications,” Richard Barnes, Matthew Lepinski, Alissa Cooper, John Morris, Hannes Tschofenig, and Henning Schulzrinne, RFC 6280, July 2011

“Perfect Implementation,” Sergei Izmalkov, Matthew Lepinski, and Silvio Micali,Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 71, Issue 1, January 2011

“Collusion-Free Protocols,” Matthew Lepinski, Silvio Micali and Abhi Shelat, In theproceedings of the 37th ACM Theory of Computing (STOC), 2005