Alex Biryukov


Alex Biryukov

Assistant professeur en Informatique
Responsable de l'UR LACS


Université du Luxembourg

Faculté des Sciences, de la Technologie et de la Communication
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
L-1359 Luxembourg


Unité de recherche : CSC - LACS
Bureau : Campus Kirchberg, E 207
Téléphone : (+352) 46 66 44 6793
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    Alex Biryukov - Associate professor in computer science and Responsible of RU LACS




Alex Biryukov is an Associate-professor. He teaches "Computer Networks" and "Cryptology". Formerly he was a visiting professor at K.U.Leuven (ESAT, COSIC group), working with Prof. Bart Preneel and participating in the development of European standards for Signature, Integrity and Encryption Schemes (NESSIE project). He has received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in 1994 and 1999 respectively working with Prof. Eli Biham, Prof. Shimon Even and Prof. Eyal Kushilevitz. He has been a post-doc at the Computer Science faculty of Weizmann Institute of Science (Rehovot, Israel), working with Prof. Adi Shamir. He has taught graduate courses on "Methods of Cryptanalysis" and "Advanced Symmetric Cryptography" at Weizmann Institute and K.U.Leuven. Alex Biryukov is actively involved in cryptographic research, often gives talks at the international conferences and workshops, consults in applied cryptography. He has authored and co-authored more than 40 papers in international journals and conferences and was invited to contribute 30 articles for the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security (Springer). He has served on program committees of more than 15 international conferences and workshops, including the top conferences in the field of cryptography such as EUROCRYPT, CRYPTO, ASIACRYPT (with acceptance rates below 1/5). He is a member of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) since 1994. His expertise includes all aspects of analysis and design of secure cryptographic primitives and protocols. Interests include all aspects of information security, knowledge management, data-mining, computer-intelligence and algorithms in general.

Last updated on: 07 juin 2012