Vincent Rijmen receives RSA award for excellence in mathematics

Professor Vincent Rijmen, best known as one of the designers of the ubiquitously used Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), has received the RSA award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics. The award “recognizes innovation and ongoing contributions to the field of cryptography and mathematics”. More information can be found at the RSA conference website. Congratulations!

PhD students receive travel grants

Diana Davidova, Nikolay Kaleyski, Irene Villa and Dan Zhang, PhD students from the Boolean Functions Team, have been awarded Meltzer travel grants for research visits. Davidova, Kaleyski and Villa will use their grants for the purpose of visiting prof. Claude Carlet at the University of Paris VIII in May 2019, and Zhang will use her grant for a research visit to the University of Waterloo.