PhD student

Alessandro Melloni

Privacy, Tor, Protocols

Visiting Professor

Alexandre Graell i Amat

Visiting Professor

Ángela I. Barbero

Department of Applied Mathematics, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

PhD student

Arne Tobias Malkenes Ødegaard

zk-SNARKs, Protocols, Theory of Cryptography

Administrative Officer

Åsfrid Persson

HR, Social events & Health, Safety and Environment

Postdoctoral fellow

Carlo Brunetta

Theory of Cryptography, Provable Security, Cryptanalysis

Director

Carlos Cid

Symmetric-key cryptography, Cryptanalysis, Post-quantum cryptography, Cyber-economics

PhD student

Chung-Wei Weng

Millimeter wave 5G networks, Deep learning, Image processing, Privacy-preserving technologies

Master student

Eirik Bergesen

Section Leader & Chief Research Scientist

Eirik Rosnes

Information theory and coding, Distributed computing and storage, Edge computing, Private information retrieval

PhD student

Hans Heum

Multi-user security degradation, Provable security, Quantum cryptography

Section leader & chief research scientist

Håvard Raddum

Cryptanalysis, MQ problem, SVP problem, FHE

Chief Research Scientist

Helger Lipmaa

Cryptographic protocols, E-voting, Pairing-based cryptography, Privacy-preserving blockchain, zk-SNARKs

Research Scientist

Hsuan-Yin Lin

Information theory and coding, Information-theoretic security, Privacy-preserving technologies

PhD student

Irati Manterola Ayala

PhD student

Issam Maarouf

DNA-based storage, Error-control codes, Coding Theory

Postdoctoral fellow

Janno Siim

Cryptographic protocols, Pairing-based cryptography, zk-SNARKs

Master student

Julia Wotzasek Pereira

Supervised in collaboration with Federal University of São Paulo

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kateryna Pavlyk

Algebraic structures in cryptography, Cryptographic assumptions, Zero-knowledge, Cryptographic usage of elliptic curves, Isogenies

Master student

Katrine Moksheim

Chief Research Scientist

Kjell Jørgen Hole

Antifragile systems and biologically driven AI

Postdoctoral fellow

Maiara Bollauf

Lattice codes, Source coding, Codes on graphs

Deputy Director

Mari Garaas Løchen

HR, Financial matters & Project Administration

Master student

Maria van der Reek Lidsheim

Postdoctoral Fellow

Martha Norberg Hovd

Homomorphic encryption, Security notions, Lattices

Chief Research Scientist

Martijn Stam

Symmetric modes, Protocols, Provable security, Implementation

Postdoctoral fellow

Morten Øygarden

Computational commutative algebra, Post-quantum cryptography, Multivariate cryptography

PhD student

Nicolas Costes

Power Analysis attacks, Implementation, Real world cryptography

Research Director

Øyvind Ytrehus

Information Theory for Secure Communications, Coding theory, Cryptanalysis

Master student

Palma Persson

PhD student

Reent Schlegel

Information Theoretic Privacy, Coded Edge Computing, Straggler Mitigation, Coded Multicasting

PhD student

Roberto Parisella

Pairing-based cryptography, Zero-Knowledge protocols

Postdoctoral fellow

Sarah Obead

Master student

Sebastian Kvamme

PhD student

Sigurd Jordal

PhD student

Stian Husum

Master student

Tor Kristian Ellingsen

Postdoctoral fellow

Wrya Karim Kadir

Rank metric codes, polynomials, decoding algorithms

Postdoctoral fellow

Yauhen Yakimenka

Private computation, Information retrieval

Master student

Youjun Luo

Supervised in collaboration with Chalmers

Board Members

Olav Lysne, Chair of the Board
Sondre Rønjom
Tone Gamlemshaug
Fredrik Manne
Marianne Aasen
Petter Bjørstad
Håvard Raddum
Maiara Bollauf

Former employees

Postdoctoral fellows
Mohsen Toorani
Mithilesh Kumar
Christian Otterstad
Prastudy Fauzi
Siddhartha Kumar

PhD students, and where they started after their PhD
Bjørn Møller Greve: FFI
Siddhartha Kumar: Postdoctoral Fellow at Simula UiB
Tetiana Yarygina (supervised in collaboration with UiB): Webstep
Christian Otterstad
Srimathi Varadharajan: Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Hong Kong
Morten Øygarden: Postdoctoral Fellow at Simula UiB
John-Petter Indrøy: Equinor
Martha Norberg Hovd: Postdoctoral Fellow at Simula UiB
Albin Severinson: G Research

Former students, and where they started working

Sondre Eide Omland: Visma
Stian Husum: PhD student at Simula UiB
Joakim Algrøy: Cisco
Henry Faltin Våge: Intility
Sigurd Jordal: PhD student at Simula UiB
Bernhard Hjelen
Han Wang (supervised in collaboration with Chalmers)
Jonas Mossin Wagle: Bekk
Christopher Hærem: Computas
Henrik Libeck Hexeberg: Sopra Steria
Kanav Gupta (intern)
Martin Tverråen: TietoEVRY
Erik Vetle Larsen: Netsecurity AS
Markus Ragnhildstveit: Sopra Steria
Håkon Thorvaldsen: Visma Consulting
Rune Reimertz (intern)
Ditlef Diseth (intern): Finn
Ashutosh Ahelleya (intern)
Anton Frigård (supervised in collaboration with Chalmers)
Simen Lone: Knowit
Marte Hvarnes Evensen: NSM
Svetlana Halnes: CGI
Gennaro Avitabile (intern)
Issam Maarouf (supervised in collaboration with Chalmers): PhD student at Simula UiB
Nicolas Costes (intern): PhD student at Simula UiB
Einar Hegge (intern): PhD student at Simula UiB
Ketil Mikalsen Kvifte
Tarald Riise: Knowit
Kaja Alexandra Dey: Bekk
Cecilie Daae Nilsen: Bulder Bank
Håkon Gjeraker Østerhus: DNB
Reent Schlegel (supervised in collaboration with Chalmers): PhD student at Simula UiB
Isabel Thevahi Francis: DNB
Espen Johnsen: Knowit Solutions
John-Petter Indrøy: PhD student at Simula UiB
Maximiliano Vela: JP Morgan Chase & Co
Albin Severinson (supervised in collaboration with Chalmers): PhD student at Simula UiB
Kavita Bhamra: Norwegian Tax Administration
Alexandre Vivmond: Evry
Valentyna Kazymyrova: Aker Solutions
Daniel Selvik: Sparebanken Vest
Kristian Ingebretsen: Evry
Raymond Aarseth: Basefarm
Jan Erik Eide: Infodoc

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