University of Texas at El Paso
Compuer Science
Luc Longpre, Ph.D.  Luc Longpré

Associate Professor in Computer Science (1994)
University of Texas, El Paso, TX


B.S. in Computer Science (1979)
Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada


Ph.D. in Computer Science (1986)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Honors, Awards, and Professional Service
  • Member: ACM, SIGACT, EATCS
Areas of Interest
Information theory, Kolmogorov complexity, computational complexity, computer security
Summary of Research
I am interested in recasting the study of information theory in a resource bounded framework, and in general, any application of information theory to computer science. More recently, I am interested in computer security, in particular,protection of privacy in databases and cryptographic protocols.
Contact Information
Computer Science Department, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968.
e-mail: longpre @ utep . edu
Office: CCS 3.0420 
Telephone: 915-747-6804
Student appointments
Consult the calendar below.  Select an available time (the white areas).
Then schedule an appointment for between 15 and 30  minutes.
If no available times fit your schedule, send me an e-mail explaining your situation.
Method 1
For if you use google calendar:
Schedule an event in your calendar at an available time, between 15 and 30 minutes.
For the event description, include your name, and optionally the reason for the appointment: advising, exit interview or other. Since this can be seen publicly, do not include your ID number.
Invite as your guest.
If there is no conflict, it will appear immediately in my calendar.
If there is a conflict, you will get a reject message.
Method 2
Send me an e-mail with your selected time. I will add it to the calendar