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Grantee Professor Eike Kiltz

Professor Eike Kiltz, member of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security, has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant.

Eike Kiltz studied mathematics at Ruhr University Bochum from 1995 to 2001. He obtained his doctorate there in 2004 and then spent a year as a postdoc at the University of California in San Diego. He researched in Amsterdam between 2005 and 2010. Guest visits took him to Switzerland, Spain, and Denmark. He returned to Ruhr University with the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award in 2010. Eike Kiltz heads the Chair for Cryptography at the Faculty of Mathematics. He is a member of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security.

In his ERC Consolidator Grant, he develops new security procedures for small chips, which are used, for instance, in pacemakers and passports. The project starts in 2014.

Protecting Small Chips Against Attacks

Chips contain information that needs to be protected with cryptographic protocols. The project focuses on the development of new security measures.


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