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!

The Ernst Selmer National Event

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Prof. Ernst Sejersted Selmer, the 11th of February, from 08:00 to 16:00, the Ernst Selmer National Event will be held in the auditorium at Vilvite, in Bergen. It will gather national collaborators, representatives from the government, the University of Bergen, and other organizations.

The event is organised by the Selmer Center and Simula@UiB.

 

 

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.