AIDEN A. BRUEN, PHD, is an Adjunct Research Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
He has over 100 published articles in refereed journals and has served for many years on the Editorial Board of Designs, Codes and Cryptography. Dr. Bruen’s research interests include error-correcting codes, number theory, algebraic geometry, algebra, nite geometries, information theory, and cryptography.
MARIO A. FORCINITO, PHD, PENG, is the CTO of AP Dynamics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is a professional engineer with over twenty years of experience as an industrial consultant the energy area in Calgary and an Adjunct Professor at the Schulich School of Engineering, the University of Calgary.
He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Forcinito has experience lecturing on cryptography and numerical methods at technical meetings and post graduate level courses.
JAMES M. MCQUILLAN, PHD, is a Professor in the School of Computer Sciences atWestern Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois, USA. He has received undergraduate and graduate teaching awards and has taught a wide variety of courses including algorithms, operating systems, secure coding and design, and network security and cryptography. Dr. McQuillan’s research interests include fi nite geometries, graph labellings and algorithms.