Hands-On Cryptography Workshop

Held on June 29, 2012


This workshop is intended to promote cryptography in education, to enhance student learning experience, and to foster collaboration among faculty in Information Assurance (IA) field. Application and registration is free. To apply for the workshop, please email your name and affiliation to C. H. Chen (jchen@mytu.tuskegee.edu), Li Yang (Li-Yang@utc.edu), and Andy Wang (jwang@spsu.edu).


The workshop location was in the Andrew F. Brimmer School of Business and Information Science, Room 102, Brimmer Hall, on the campus of the Tuskegee University, AL.


Applicants were full-time faculty who are currently teaching Information Assurance (IA) related courses or have strong interests to teach IA courses or incorporate IA labs in their courses.

How to Apply

The following were to be submitted as part of workshop application:

  • One-page statement including your teaching background, teaching interests in IA, Research, teaching, and education background, courses taught, courses to be taught, and how you will incorporate workshop training results to your curriculum.
  • Optional: Support letter from department chairs or heads indicating institutional commitment to support the incorporation of the workshop materials to your curriculum.
  • Commitment to participating in discussion and contribute to improve our workshops and the development of cryptography hands-on labs, case studies, and teaching modules.

Deadline of Application

Application deadline - May 31, 2011.

Travel and Lodging Reimbursement

TU will cover the costs of travel and lodging for participants in an amount of $300 for those traveling from within 100 miles and $500 for those traveling over 100 miles.


Tentative Agenda


Friday, June 29, 2012

8:00 - 9:00

Breakfast at Brimmer Hall, Tuskegee University

9:00 - 9:15



Hands-on Lab on Cryptography


Coffee Break


Hands-on Lab on Cryptography




Cryptography Case Study


Coffee Break


Group projects: Participants will break into 2-3 groups and design new modules, computer labs, and student projects


Group presentation and discussion