Victor Shoup's Home Page

Current Address:
New York University
Courant Institute
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012

curriculum vitae

Research Papers

My research interests include:

A Graduate Course in Applied Cryptography

A preliminary/partial draft of a textbook on cryptography that I am writing with Dan Boneh.

A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra (Version 2)

A free ebook introducing basic concepts from computational number theory and algebra, including all the necessary mathematical background.

NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (version 9.10.0)

NTL is a high-performance, portable, and free C++ library providing data structures and algorithms for manipulating signed, arbitrary length integers, and for vectors, matrices, and polynomials over the integers and over finite fields.

xbup: a set of backup tools for Mac OSX

Some software for dealing with Mac OSX metadata, including backup to a remote, non-OSX, unix machine.


A simple LaTeX class for preparing presentations.

I didn't feel like reading the beamer manual, so I just made my own.

ISO 18033-2: A Standard for Public-Key Encryption

ISO 18033-2 is an ISO standard for public-key encryption. I was the editor of this standard. Here, you can find a final draft, a reference implementation, and some supporting documentation.