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66386 St. Ingbert (Germany)

Awards (selection)

2021: ERC Starting Grant for Project "Next Generation Laconic Cryptography (LACONIC)" 

2017: Best Paper Award at Crypto for the work Identity-Based Encryption from the Diffie-Hellman Assumption.

2016: Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Berkeley sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), e55418.

2015: Best Paper Award at ProvSec 2015 for the work From Stateful Hardware to Resettable Hardware Using Symmetric Assumptions.

2014: Biennial dissertation award for the best dissertation in computer science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in the years 2014 and 2015 by the Erika and Dr. Wolfgang Eichelbeger foundation.

Short Bio

Dr. Nico Döttling is a faculty at CISPA. The focus of his research is public key encryption, communication-efficient secure multiparty computation and homomorphic encryption.

From 2017 to 2018 Nico was assistant professor at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen Nürnberg. Prior to that, he was a postdoc in the group of Sanjam Garg at UC Berkeley, supported by a DAAD fellowship from 2016 to 2017 and a postdoc in the crypto group of Aarhus University, working with Ivan Damgård and Jesper Buus Nielsen form 2014 to 2016. Nico finished his PhD in 2014 at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology under the supervision of Jörn Müller-Quade.


CV: Last stations

Since 2018
Faculty at CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
2017 - 2018
Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor), Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
2016 - 2017
Postdoctoral Researcher and DAAD Fellow, University of California Berkeley, USA.
2014 - 2016
Postdoctoral Researcher, Cryptography Group at Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
2008 - 2014
Research Assistant, Institute of Cryptography and Security, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Publications by Nico Döttling

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