SPACE 2016

Invited Conference and Tutorials Speakers

Lejla Batina,
Associate professor, Radboud University, Netherlands,
Lejla Batina is an associate professor with the Digital Security group of the Computing Science Department at the Radboud University Nijmegen and she is also affiliated to the COSIC group, at KU Leuven. Her research interests include: cryptographic implementations, physical security and arithmetic/protocols for public-key lightweight crypto. She has published over 100 refereed papers and chaired RFIDSec09 and CHES 2012 (as general co-chair) and CHES 2014 as program co-chair. She served at 70+ program committees and gave around 30 invited talks at conferences and summer schools. She is on the editorial board for JCEN and serves on 2 steering committees (CHES and RFIDSec).

Shivam Bhasin,
Research Scientist and Principal Investigator, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore,
Dr. Shivam Bhasin is a Research Scientist and Principal Investigator at PACE Labs, Nanyang Technical University Singapore since 2015. His research interest include embedded security, trusted computing and secure designs. He received his PhD from Telecom Paristech in 2011, Master's from Mines Saint-Etienne, France in 2008 and Bachelor's from UP Tech, India in 2007. Before NTU, Shivam held position of Research Engineer in Institut Mines-Telecom, France. He was also a visiting researcher at UCL, Belgium (2011) and Kobe University (2013). He has co- authored several publications at recognised journals and conferences. Some of his research now also form a part of ISO/IEC 17825 standard. He is also part of Embedded Security and Privacy (ESP-Research) Pvt Ltd, a budding start up on Hardware Security.

Swarup Bhunia,
Professor, University of Florida, USA,
Swarup Bhunia received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, IN, USA. Currently, Dr. Bhunia is a preeminence professor in the University of Florida, FL, USA. Earlier he served as the T. and A. Schroeder associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Case Western Reserve University, USA. He has over fifteen years of research and development experience with over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals and premier conferences. His research interests include hardware security and trust, adaptive nanocomputing and novel test methodologies. Dr. Bhunia received number of research awards for his contribution to the field of electronics. He is a senior member of IEEE.

Craig Costello,
Researcher, Microsoft Research, USA,
Craig Costello is a researcher in the Cryptography and Security Group at Microsoft Research, USA. He is primarily interested in the cryptographic applications of computational number theory. Most of his recent work is in secure and efficient implementations of curve-based and lattice-based primitives.

Joan Daemen,
Professor, Radboud University, Netherlands,,
Joan Daemen is full Professor symmetric cryptography at Radboud University and is also affiliated to STmicroelectronics as a security architect. He works in symmetric cryptography and is best known for the design of Rijndael together with Vincent Rijmen and the conception of sponge functions and Keccak, together with Guido Bertoni, Gilles Van Assche and Michael Peeters. The former won the AES contest in 2000 and the latter won the SHA-3 contest in 2012. His current research interests include sponge-based authenticated encryption, secure implementations and correlation matrices.

Christian Grothoff,
Team Leader, INRIA Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, France,
Christian Grothoff is leading the DECENTRALISE research team at Inria Rennes researching future Internet architectures to shelter us from state-sponsored criminals performing human rights violations at scale. He is also an independent investigative journalist for The Intercept, Heise and Der Spiegel, reporting on mass surveillance and Internet espionage. Previously, he was on the faculty of the Technische Universitat Munchen leading an Emmy-Noether research group in the area of computer networks. He earned his PhD in computer science from UCLA, an M.S. in computer science from Purdue University, and both a Diplom II in mathematics and the first Staatsexamen in chemistry from the Bergische Universitat Gesamthochschule (BUGH) Wuppertal. His research interests include compilers, programming languages, software engineering, networking and security.

Debdeep Mukhopadhyay,
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur, India,
Dr. Debdeep Mukhopadhyay is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur, India. At IIT Kharagpur he initiated the Secured Embedded Architecture Laboratory (SEAL), with a focus on Embedded Security and Side Channel Attacks. Prior to this he worked as a visiting Associate Professor of NYU-Shanghai. He had also served as an Assistant Professor at IIT Madras, India and as a Visiting Researcher at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering under the Indo-US STF Fellowship. He holds a PhD, an MS, and a B. Tech from IIT Kharagpur, India. Dr. Mukhopadhyay's research interests are Cryptography, Hardware Security, and VLSI. His books include Cryptography and Network Security (Mc Graw Hills), Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards (CRC Press), and Timing Channels in Cryptography (Springer). He has written more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals and has collaborated with several Indian and Foreign Organizations. Dr. Mukhopadhyay is the recipient of the prestigious Young Scientist award from the Indian National Science Academy, the Young Engineer award from the Indian National Academy of Engineers, and is the Young Associate of the Indian Academy of Science. He was also awarded the Outstanding Young Faculty fellowship in 2011 from IIT Kharagpur, and the Techno-Inventor Best PhD award by the Indian Semiconductor Association. He has recently incubated a start-up on Hardware Security, Embedded Security and Privacy (ESP-Research) Pvt Ltd at IIT Kharagpur.

Emmanuel Prouff,
Team Leader, Safran Identity & Security, France,
Emmanuel Prouff is a team leader in the Cryptography and Security Team at Safran Identity & Security and an associate member of POLSYS Team at University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6). Previously he was an expert in Embedded Systems Security at the Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information (ANSSI) and Cryptography and Security Research Manager at Oberthur Technologies. He has obtained his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Université de Caen Basse-Normandie and Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), Paris. He works on physical attacks and dedicated countermeasures for cryptographic protocols and design of secure protocols for embedded systems. He has published 70+ refereed papers and gave numerous invited talks at conferences and summer schools. He is on the steering committees for CHES and CARDIS and has been a program (co-)chair for CARDIS 2011, CHES 2012, COSADE 2013 and COSADE 2014 and has served at dozens of program committees.

Francois-Xavier Standaert,
Professor, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium,
Francois-Xavier Standaert received the Electrical Engineering degree and PhD degree from the Universite catholique de Louvain, respectively in June 2001 and June 2004. In 2004-2005, he was a Fulbright visiting researcher at Columbia University, Department of Computer Science, Network Security Lab and at the MIT Medialab, Center for Bits and Atoms. In March 2006, he was a founding member of IntoPix s.a. From 2005 to 2008, he was a post-doctoral researcher of the UCL Crypto Group and a regular visitor of the two aforementioned laboratories. Since September 2008, he is associate researcher of the Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and professor at the UCL Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics (ICTEAM). In 2010, he was program co-chair of CHES (IACR's flagship workshop on cryptographic hardware). In June 2011, he has been awarded a Starting Independent Research Grant by the European Research Council. His research interests include digital electronics, FPGAs and cryptographic hardware, low power implementations for constrained environments (RFIDs, sensor networks, ...), the design and cryptanalysis of symmetric cryptographic primitives, physical security issues in general and side-channel analysis in particular.

Ingrid Verbauwhede,
Professor, K.U.Leuven, Belgium,
Ingrid Verbauwhede is a full professor at the COSIC research group, KU Leuven, Belgium. She is also an adjunct professor at the EE department of UCLA, USA. She performs research in design and design methods for security applications. Her ability to cross the gap between algorithm and protocol development and actual implementation in hardware, software and embedded systems has been widely recognized. She has been invited to give tutorials and guest lectures on this topic, including the IEEE Circuits and systems distinguished lecturer program and the 2007 ISSCC special sessions program. She has been a member of the program committee and was the 2007 program chair of CHES (Cryptographic hardware and embedded systems) workshop. She was the program chair of IEEE FDTC (Fault Diagnosis and Tolerance in Cryptography) in 2010. She was the general chair of CHES (Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems) in 2012. In 2012, she was also the program chair of the RFIDSecurity (RFIDSEC) security conference. Ingrid Verbauwhede is a Fellow of IEEE and member of Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (KVAB).

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