Symposium dedicated to Helleseth’s research

Prof. Tor Helleseth made important scientific achievements in coding theory, sequence design, and cryptography, and he has been one of the vital persons contributing to the excellence and international visibility of the Selmer center.

The Selmer center organized a symposium at Solstrand, December 5-6, 2022, which is dedicated to Helleseth’s important works in the field and celebrating his 75th anniversary.

Diana Davidova awarded Emil Artin Junior Prize

Dr. Diana Davidova has been awarded the Emil Artin Junior Prize for her paper “Relation between o-equivalence and EA-equivalence for Niho bent functions” (joint work with L. Budaghyan, C. Carlet, T. Helleseth, F. Ihringer and T. Penttila).

The Emil Artin Junior Prize is presented annually to a former student of an Armenian university, who is under the age of thirty-five, for outstanding contributions in algebra, geometry, topology, and number theory.

Thor Martinsen to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award for visiting the Selmer Center

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Thor Martinsen, an applied mathematics professor, has become the first Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Permanent Military Professor (PMP) to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award that will allow him to visit the Selmer Center at the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway and collaborate on cryptographic Boolean functions research during the 2021-2022 academic year.