Resume

Passionate about security and cryptanalysis

Education

2020
Ruhr University Bochum

PhD in Cryptanalysis

Thesis title: Memory-Efficient Algorithms for Solving Subset Sum and Related Problems with Cryptanalytic Applications / Supervisor: Prof. Alexander May
2016
Ruhr University Bochum

Master of Science

IT Security, with highest honors (valedictorian)
2014
FOM - University of Applied Science

Bachelor of Science

Business Informatics, with highest honors (valedictorian)

Experience

2022 - Current
Technology Innovation Institute

Lead Researcher - Public Key Cryptanalysis

2020 - 2022
Technology Innovation Institute

Senior Cryptanalyst

Public key cryptanalysis, mostly code-based, but basically everything that is post-quantum. Classical and quantum as well as theoretical and practical attacks. Supervision of PhD students of partnering universities
2016 - 2020
Ruhr University Bochum

Research Assistant

Research on algorithmic cryptanalysis. Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses. Teaching and supervision of seminars.

Grants and Funding

Reviewing

Program Committee Member

2022: INDOCRYPT, PQCifris
2023: INDOCRYPT, CBCrypto (pc and general chair)
2024: EUROCRYPT, AAC (ACNS workshop, program chair) INDOCRYPT, CBCrypto, SPACE

Subreviewer

2018: Crypto, ICISC
2019: NutMiC
2021: Crypto, SODA, Eurocrypt
2022: PKC, Asiacrypt
2023: PKC, Eurocrypt, Crypto, Asiacrypt
2024: Crypto

Journals

2022: TCS, IEICE Trans., IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory, ACM TQC
2023: IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory
2024: IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory