Jens-Peter Kaps


George Mason University
ECE Department
4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: Engineering Building, Room 3222
Phone: 703-993-1611
Fax: 703-993-1601
E-Mail: jkaps'at'
PGP Key ID: 6001 E6E5 93D0 624E
Personal Homepage:

Research Interest

Kaps' research interests include cryptography, random number generators, and tamper proofing with an emphasis on ultra-low power devices, energy and power scalability, computer arithmetic and ubiquitous computing.


Jens-Peter Kaps is an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University (GMU). He joined GMU after receiving a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2006. He was general co-chair for the Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems conference (CHES) in 2008 and general chair for the Special-purpose Hardware for Attacking Cryptographic Systems (SHARCS) workshop in 2012. Dr. Kaps is a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).


For a list of publications please look at his personal homepage at