Vitaly Shmatikov

Vitaly Shmatikov

Computer Science
Cornell Tech, 2 West Loop Rd., New York, NY 10044


Vitaly Shmatikov is a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech. Prior to joining Cornell Tech, he worked at the University of Texas at Austin and SRI International. He obtained his Ph.D. in computer science and M.S. in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University

Why Cornell Tech?
I want to help build a new kind of university, unconstrained by old academic habits and ways of thinking, in a place that is a natural magnet for brilliant people from all over the world.

Research Interests

Shmatikov's research area is security and privacy.

Selected Publications

Selected Awards and Honors

  • PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies: Winner 2008 and 2014, Runner-up 2013
  • NYU-Poly AT&T Best Applied Security Paper Award 2012
  • IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Best Practical Paper Award 2013 and 2014


Stanford University 2000