Giovanni Di Crescenzo, Ph.D.

Giovanni Di Crescenzo, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Computer Science and Engineering


Giovanni Di Crescenzo is a senior scientist at Applied Communication Sciences, a Vencore company, and an adjunct faculty at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, a Master of Science in Mathematical Finance, and a Master of Science in Computer Science. His 20+ year research activity has been in various areas of Mathematics and Computer Science, including Cryptography, Computer/Network/Information Security, Computational Complexity, Algorithms, and Statistics, where he has produced 120+ scientific publications in major, refereed conferences and journals, including 1 book, 2 book chapters, 3 proceedings of conferences or workshops for which he was a technical program chair. He was awarded 20+ prizes or patents, including recognitions for best paper at conferences and of individual of extraordinary ability in the field of science. He regularly gives invited talks and referees papers for the major conferences and journals in his areas of expertise. He has been involved in several research projects funded by government agencies, and frequently consults for commercial institutions in his areas of expertise.


Rutgers University, NJ, 2012

M.Sc., Mathematical Finance

University of California San Diego, CA, 1999

Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

University of Naples, Italy, 1997

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

University of California San Diego, CA, 1996

M.Sc., Computer Science

University of Salerno, Italy, 1992

B.S., Computer Science

Awards + Distinctions



Applied Communication Sciences, also Vencore Labs

Research Interests

Cryptography, Security, Algorithms, Probability

Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance