Information for

Anwarul Hasan


Contact InformationAnwarul Hasan

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32868
Location: EIT 4004


Biography Summary

Anwar Hasan is an Associate Dean for Research and External Partnerships and an Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor at the University of Waterloo. He is also a faculty member at the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research.

Professor Hasan’s research interests include cryptographic computations and embedded systems, dependable and secure computing, and security for cloud and Internet of Things.

He has made contributions to multiple books, journal and conference articles and has also received several awards for his many achievements in research.

Research Interests

  • Cryptographic Hardware
  • Embedded Systems
  • Dependable And Secure Computing
  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Security
  • Network Security
  • Computer & Software Engineering
  • Cloud Technology
  • Security
  • Cybersecurity
  • Blockchain
  • Privacy And Cryptography
  • Information Security
  • Network Security
  • Operational Security


  • 1992, Doctorate, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Victoria
  • 1988, Master's, Computer Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka
  • 1986, Bachelor's, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka


  • ECE 720 - Special Topics in Computers and Digital Systems Software
    • Taught in 2013, 2017
  • ECE 124 - Digital Circuits and Systems
    • Taught in 2014, 2016

Selected/Recent Publications

  • M. Cenk and M.A. Hasan, On the Arithmetic Complexity of Strassen-Like Matrix Multiplications, Journal of Symbolic Computation, 80(2), 2017, 848 - 501
  • J.-C. Bajard, J. Eynard, A. Hasan and V. Zucca, A Full RNS Variant of FV like Somewhat Homomorphic Encryption Schemes, Selected Areas in Cryptology, St. John’s, NL, 2016
  • N. Meloni and M. A. Hasan, Efficient Double Bases for Scalar Multiplication, IEEE Trans. Computers, 64(8), 2015, 2204 - 2212
  • A. Barsoum and M. A. Hasan, Provable Multi-Copy Dynamic Data Possession in Cloud Computing Systems, IEEE Trans. Information Forensics and Security, March, 2015, 485 - 497
  • M. A. Hasan and C. Negre, Multi-way Splitting Method for Toeplitz Matrix Vector Product, IEEE Trans. Computers, July, 2013, 1467 - 1471
  • P. Tysowski and M. A. Hasan, Hybrid Attribute- and Re-Encryption-Based Key Management for Secure and Scalable Mobile Applications in Clouds, IEEE Trans. Cloud Computing, 2013, 172 - 186