Portrait of Vanessa Teague

Vanessa Teague

Dr Vanessa Teague is a senior lecturer in Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. Her interest is in cryptographic protocols that support a free and democratic society.

Her recent work includes contributing to the design of the vVote project for Victorian elections, and design and analysis of secure protocols for data linking, elections and genomic computations. 

She has focused primarily on electronic voting since completing a PhD at Stanford University on combining cryptography and game theory. With Dr Chris Culnane and Dr Ben Rubinstein, she was a member of the team that identified cryptographic weaknesses in the 10% MBS/PBS longitudinal dataset in September 2016.