Influential scientists join our group
Prof. Vincent Rijmen, Yuri Movsisyan, Claude Carlet, Sondre Rønjom partly join the Selmer Center.
The Selmer Center has a long tradition in conducting research at a high international level. In recent years, the center has attracted more leading scientists in the fields of cryptography, coding theory and discrete mathematics to join the group.
Prof. Vincent Rijmen is a Belgian cryptographer and one of the two designers of the Rijndael, the Advanced Encryption Standard. Rijmen is also the co-designer of the WHIRLPOOL cryptographic hash function, and the block ciphers Anubis, KHAZAD, Square, NOEKEON, and SHARK. In 2002, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35.
Prof. Vincent Rijmen will join the Selmer Center as a Professor II for 10% from Jan. 2019.
Prof. Yuri Movsisyan is a top specialist in math logic and cryptography, from Yerevan State University, Armenia.
Since July 1st, 2018, Prof. Yuri Movsisyan joined the Selmer Center as a consultant.
Prof. Claude Carlet is a top scientist in cryptographic Boolean functions, cryptography and coding theory.
Since October 1st, 2017, Prof. Claude Carlet joined the Selmer Center as a consultant.
Dr. Sondre Rønjom is a leading researcher from NSM and an expert in cryptography. He completed his master and Ph.D. degrees in 2006 and 2009 on cryptanalysis and has been active in the community of cryptography with several publications on leading international journal and conference proceedings.
Since 2016, Dr. Sondre Rønjom joined the Selmer Center as an adjunct associate professor.