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Award Winner Professor Eike Kiltz

Professor Eike Kiltz received the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award in 2011.

Eike Kiltz, born in 1975, studied mathematics at Ruhr University Bochum from 1995 to 2001 and then worked as a research assistant at the University’s Chair of Theoretical Computer Science. He obtained his doctorate in 2004 and then spent a year as a postdoc at the University of California in San Diego. From 2005 to 2010, he worked for the Cryptology Group at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica in Amsterdam. Guest visits took him to Switzerland, Spain, and Denmark. He returned to Ruhr University with the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. His research area is cryptography.

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With prize money of up to 1.65 million euros per award winner, the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award enables scientists from overseas to continue their excellent research or begin a new research project. Over a period of five years, the award winners can undertake their own project with their own research group at an institute of their choice.

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