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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Lily Chen

Lily Lidong Chen is a mathematician and leader of NIST's Cryptographic Technology Group. Her research areas include cryptographic protocols, zero-knowledge proof, special featured digital signatures, security protocol design, network security, and security for wireless and mobility applications. Besides authoring research papers, Lily has edited and actively contributed to various standards in cryptography and security.

Deciphering: The Thrill of a Lifetime

When I went to graduate school to pursue my master’s degree 35 years ago, I couldn’t have predicted where my study of mathematics would end up taking me. I