Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering George Mason University Volgenau School of IT & Engineering

General Information

Lectures Wednesday 7:20 pm -10:00 pm in Robinson Hall B201


  • Class Calendar: (pdf)
  • Syllabus: (pdf)
  • Project Guidelines: (pdf)


Dr. Jens-Peter Kaps
Office: Science and Technology II, Room 213
Email: jkaps'at'

Office Hours

  • Monday 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Thursday 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Additional office hours are by appointment only (see the Contact page for how to setup an appointment).

Teaching Assistant

NameE-Mail Phone Office Office Hours
Krishna Thirumalasetty kthirum1'at'gmu.edutbaST2-265Wed 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Thu 2:00pm - 4:00pm


Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice by William Stallings, Prentice Hall; 4th edition, 2005, ISBN: 0-13-187316-4.

Handbook of Applied Cryptography by Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot, and Scott A. Vanstone, CRC Press, Inc.; 1996, ISBN: 0-84-938523-7. (all chapters of this book can be downloaded from the book web page)

You can find links to more interesting books on the Literature page.

Related Courses

  • ECE 746 Secure Telecommunication Systems
  • ECE 645 Computer Arithmetic: Hardware and Software Implementations

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last updated: September 5th, 2007