Jiayu Xu
Assistant Professor
Computer Science

3049 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331-5501
(541) 737-7289
(541) 737-1300


  • Ph.D. Computer Science, 2019
    University of California, Irvine
  • M.S. Computer Science, 2015
    University of California, Irvine 
  • B.S. Mathematics, 2013
    Peking University


Jiayu Xu is an assistant professor in the School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.

He obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of California, Irvine in 2019, and his B.S. degree in mathematics from Peking University in 2013.

Xu's research spans theoretical and practical aspects of cryptography, as well as applications to network security. His work was highlighted at Real World Crypto (RWC) conference in 2017 and 2019, and his password authentication protocol OPAQUE was recommended by the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG) for usage in IETF protocols in 2020.