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Current members at the Selmer Center

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Professors/Associate Professors

Lilya Budaghyan

Lilya Budaghyan (Group Leader, Professor, Dr. habil.) 

Research interests: cryptographic Boolean functions and, more generally, discrete structures in mathematics and information theory

Tor

Tor Helleseth (Prof. Emeritus) 

Research interests: coding theory, cryptography, sequences, and discrete mathematics

Torleiv

Torleiv Kløve  (Prof. Emeritus) 

Research interests: coding theory, in particular structure of codes, error detecting codes, permutation codes, codes for flash memories

Matthew

Matthew Geoffrey Parker (Professor) 

Research interests: quantum computers, sequence design, Boolean functions, coding theory, information theory, communications systems, graph theory, cryptography, number theory, and efficient algorithms for VLSI

Igor

Igor A. Semaev (Professor, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences from Russia) 

Research interests: applications of Number Theory, Algebra, Mathematical Statistics in cryptanalysis

Chunlei

Chunlei Li (Associate Professor) 

Research interests: cryptography, coding theory, discrete mathematics, signal design and security 

Nikolay

Nikolay Stoyanov Kaleyski (Associate Professor) 

Research interests: cryptographic Boolean functions

Adjunct Professors/Consultants

 

Claude

Claude Carlet (Consultant, Main affiliation: University of Paris 8

Research interests: Boolean functions, coding theory, and cryptography

Patrick Felke
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Patrick Felke

Patrick Felke (Consultant, Main affiliation: University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer

Research interests: cryptology, discrete mathematics, cybersecurity, and white hat hacking

Frederik Gosewehr
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Frederik Gosewehr

Frederik Gosewehr (Consultant, Main affiliation: University of Applied Science

Research interests: Crypto-Security and Pentesting

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Svetla Nikova

Svetla Petkova-Nikova (Adjunct Associate Professor, Main affiliation: KU LEUVEN) 

Research interests: Side channel resistant implementations, cryptography and coding theory

Vincent

Vincent Rijmen (Adjunct Professor, Main affiliation: KU LEUVEN) 

Research interests: design and cryptanalysis of symmetric cryptography primitives (block ciphers, hash functions, MACs, stream ciphers); and the underlying mathematical theories for them

Sondre

Sondre Rønjom (Adjunct Professor, Main affiliation: The Norwegian National Security Authority

Research interests: cryptology, discrete mathematics, computational algorithms

Øvyind

Øyvind Ytrehus (Adjunct Professor, Main affiliation: Simula@UiB

Research interests: coding theory, cryptology

Kjell

Kjell Jørgen Hole (Adjunct Professor, Main affiliation: Simula@UiB

Research interests: information security 

Researchers/Post-doctoral Fellows 

 

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Erik Mårtensson

Erik Mårtensson (Postdoc)

Research Interests: cryptanalysis (with focus on post-quantum cryptography)

Mohit Pal
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Mohit Pal

Mohit Pal (Postdoc)

Research Interests: cryptographic properties and threshold implementation of Boolean functions, discrete mathematics

Palash Sarkar
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Palash Sarkar

Palash Sarkar (Postdoc)

Research Interests: sequences design for wireless communication

PhDs 

Samuele
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Samuele Andreoli

Research Interests: cryptography and cryptographic Boolean functions

Amund Askeland
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Amund Askeland 

Research Interests: cryptanalysis (with focus on side-channel attack)

Stein Alexander Løvstad Sandkleven Dahl 

Research interests: cryptography

Ermes Franch
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Ermes

Ermes Franch

Research interests: coding theory and cryptography

DianLi
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DianLi

Dian Li 

Research Interests: Sequences and Cryptography

Issac

Isaac Andrés Canales Martinez 

Research interests: cryptography (symmetric/asymmetric cryptanalysis, implementation) and security

Enrico Piccione
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Enrico Piccione

Enrico Piccione 

Research interests: cryptographic Boolean functions for threshold implementations

 

Research Assistants

Nadiia Ichanska
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Nadiia Ichanska

Nadiia Ichanska 

Research Interest: cryptographic Boolean functions