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BOOLC - Secure Boolean Functions for Coding and Cryptography (10.1 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Co-investigator: Igor Semaev
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (FRITEK)
  • Duration: July 2010 - June 2014
  • Employed: Chunlei Li (PhD), Lilya Budaghyan (Researcher), Alexander Kholosha (Researcher)

Hybrid Quantum Computers (5 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Matthew G. Parker
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR)
  • Duration: July 2008 - June 2011
  • Employed: Lars Eirik Danielsen (Postdoc), Ramij Rahaman (PhD)

ICC:RASC - Inductively Coupled Channels: Reliable and Secure Communication (9.8 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Øyvind Ytrehus
  • Co-investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (VERDIKT)
  • Duration: 2008 - 2011
  • Employed: Guang Yang (PhD), Mohammad Reza Abyaneh (PhD), Alexander Kholosha (Researcher), Erik Rosnes (Researcher)

CryptoCom- Development of Norwegian-Slovak Cooperation in Cryptology (1 MNOK)

  • National leader: Tor Helleseth (Project led by Otokar Grosek, Slovakia)
  • Sponsored by: EEA grants (NIL)
  • Duration: 2008 - 2010

SETA - Sequences and Their Applications (4.8 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (FRITEK)
  • Duration: 2007 - 2010
  • Employed: Michal Hojsík (PhD), Lilya Budaghyan (Post. Doc.)

NISNet - Norwegian Information Security resource NETwork (2.4 MNOK)

  • Leader of the network: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (VERDIKT)
  • Duration: September 2007 - August 2011

ECRYPT II - European Network of Excellence in Cryptography II (0.1 MNOK)

  • National leaders: Tor Helleseth and Matthew Parker (Project led by Bart Preneel, University of Leuven)
  • Sponsored by : EU - FP 7
  • Duration : 2008 - 2011

InterRASC - International collaboration in Reliable and Secure Communication (1.2 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (Free project in informatics)
  • Duration: 2006 - 2009

OWL - Optimization Methods in Wireless Networks (6 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Øyvind Ytrehus
  • Co-investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR)
  • Duration: 2006 - 2009
  • Employed: Sondre Rønjom (PhD), Mohammad Ravanbakhsh (PhD), Eirik Rosnes (Researcher)

ACT - Advanced Cryptographic Techniques (4.6 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (IKT-SOS)
  • Duration : 2003 - 2007
  • Employed: Thomas Tjøstheim (PhD), Alexander Kholosha (Post. Doc.)

Sequences and Difference Sets (DAAD grant) 2006 - 2007 (0.2 MNOK)

  • Principle investigators: Tor Helleseth (and Alexander Pott, University of Magdeburg)
  • Sponsored by : Norwegian Research Council (NFR) and (DAAD)
  • Duration : 2004 - 2005

RASC - Reliable and Secure Communication (8 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (SUP)
  • Duration: 2002 - 2005
  • Employed: John Erik Mathiassen (PhD), Håvard Molland (PhD), Hans Georg Schaathun (Post. Doc.)

ALBRICC - A little Basic Research in Coding and Cryptology (1.8 MNOK)

  • Principal investigator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR)
  • Duration: 2005 - 2008
  • Employed: Lars Erik Danielsen (PhD)

ECRYPT - European Network of Excellence in Cryptography (EU grant 0.7 MNOK)

  • National leaders: Tor Helleseth and Matthew Parker (Project led by Bart Preneel, University of Leuven)
  • Sponsored by: EU - FP 6
  • Duration: 2004-2008

FASTSEC - Marie Curie Training Site (1 MNOK)

  • Co-ordinator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: EU - FP5 grant
  • Duration: 2002 - 2006
  • Employed: 12 PhD students from all over Europe for 3-12 months

TV - Dokumentar om Kryptologi (0.3 MNOK)

  • Scientific leader: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: Bergen Universitetsfond
  • Duration: 2004-2005
  • The documentary "Hemmelige koder" produced in collaboration with "Univision" was shown on NRK 1 in April 2007.

Nordic Research School on Cryptology and Its Applications (0.3 MNOK)

  • Co-ordinator: Tor Helleseth
  • Sponsored by: NorFA
  • Duration: Summer 2004

Probabilistic Fingerprinting and Applications (0.1 MNOK)

  • Principal investigators: Tor Helleseth (H.G.Schaathun) and Gerard Cohen, France
  • Sponsored by: Norwegian Research Council (NFR) (AURORA)
  • Duration: 2002-2003