Trustworthy ICT Research for the IT Security Industry. A collaboration of IT Security Associations. Supporting the competitiveness of the European IT Security market and defining the research agenda.
Preferred type of research:
My main (current) academic interests:
Symmetric Key Cryptology: block ciphers and stream ciphers
Asymmetric Key Cryptology: multivariate cryptosystems and non-commutative cryptography
Applications of Computational Algebra in Cryptology
Economics of Information Security
Information Security (various topics)
Teaching activities in 2012/2013:
module leader and lecturer in the Security Testing Theory and Practice (IY5610) module, in the MSc in Information Security course (Spring Term)
module leader and lecturer in the Advanced Cryptography (OPT8) module, in the Distance Learning MSc in Information Security course, the online version of our MSc programme
co-teaching the Advanced Cipher Systems (MT5462) module in the MSc in Mathematics of Cryptography and Communications course (Autumn Term)
I am the Director of Graduate Studies (DoGS) of the Department of Mathematics and Information Security Group. This role essentially means that I am the main point of contact for and responsible for looking after the academic welfare of the postgraduate students in the department. I am also in charge of PhD admissions to both the department of Mathematics and the ISG. If you would like to obtain more information about joining our PhD programme, feel free to get in touch via email (but do visit first either the Maths Dept. PhD page or the ISG PhD page).
+44 (0) 1784 434455
Research Intitute: Royal Holloway, University of London