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Occupation  cryptographer
Name  Scott Vanstone

Role  Cryptographer
Education  University of Waterloo
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Full Name  Scott Alexander Vanstone
Born  September 14, 1947 (1947-09-14)
Known for  elliptic curve cryptography, founder of Certicom
Died  March 2, 2014, Milton, Canada
Books  Handbook of Applied Cryptography

Scott Vanstone Award Lecture; Rump Session


Scott A. Vanstone was a cryptographer who co-authored the Handbook of Applied Cryptography. He was on faculty at the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Mathematics and was a member of the school's Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research. He was also the founder of Certicom. In 1998, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy of Sciences. Vanstone had a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Waterloo and received the university's award for Excellence in Research. He died on March 2, 2014 after a short illness.

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