Dr Douglas Stebila

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Personal details


Cryptography, Key exchange, Digital signatures, Public key encryption, Client puzzles, Elliptic curve cryptography, Quantum cryptography, Network security protocols, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Internet security


Data Format, Computer Software, Other Mathematical Sciences

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD in Combinatorics & Optimization (University of Waterloo)

Professional memberships and associations

As of March 2016, I have left QUT and am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing and Software at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Please visit my research website for up-to-date information at http://www.cas.mcmaster.ca/~stebilad/
My PGP/GPG public key has key ID 0x35A2F17C7C8B45E2 and fingerprint 2ADA 9B8D A02C 2977 D998 FFAA 35A2 F17C 7C8B 45E2.


  • CAB240 Information Security (Semester 2, 2015)
  • MXB251 Number Theory and Abstract Algebra (Semester 2, 2015)
  • MXB102 Abstract Mathematical Reasoning (Semester 1, 2015)
  • INX271 The Web (Semester 1, 2014)
  • MXB102 Abstract Mathematical Reasoning (Semester 1, 2014)
  • MAB461 Discrete Mathematics (Semester 2, 2013)
  • INX355 Cryptology & Protocols (Semester 2, 2013)
  • INN651 Security Technologies (Semester 2, 2013)
  • MAB122/127 Linear Algebra and Multi-variable Calculus (Semester 1, 2013)
  • INN651 Security Technologies (Semester 2, 2012)
  • MAB461 Discrete Mathematics (Semester 2, 2012)
  • MAB122/127 Algebra and Analytic Geometry (Semester 1, 2012)
  • MAN778 Applications of Discrete Mathematics (Semester 1, 2012)
  • INN651 Security Technologies (Semester 2, 2011)
  • MAB122/127 Algebra and Analytic Geometry (Semester 1, 2011)
  • MAN778 Applications of Discrete Mathematics (Semester 1, 2011)


Selected publications

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Research projects