CO 487: Applied Cryptography (Fall 2021)

Instructor: David Jao, djao, MC 5032
Lectures: MWF 11:30am-12:20pm EDT live via Zoom. Meeting information and past recordings will be posted on LEARN (

Teaching assistants:

Andrew Jena ajjena Office hours: Wed. 2:00-4:00pm EDT
Mary Kate MacPherson mkmacphe Office hours: Thu. 3:00-5:00pm EDT
Youcef Mokrani ymokrani Office hours: Mon. 1:00-3:00pm EDT
Steven Santoli ssantoli Office hours: Tue. 9:30-11:30am EDT
Sam Winnick stwinnic Office hours: Tue. 3:00-5:00pm EDT
Zishen Qu z24qu Office hours: Fri. 1:00-3:00pm EDT

Instructional support and important announcements will be given on the Piazza forum ( for this class. Office hours will be held online using (see LEARN ( for access instructions), starting the week of September 13.

Course materials


The (tentative) schedule for the course is as follows: