Short Bio. I am a Key Researcher with SBA Research, Austria, for the “Applied Discrete Mathematics for Information Security” research area where I am leading the Mathematics for Testing, Reliability and Information Security (MaTRIS) Research Group. I am also an Adjunct Lecturer with Vienna University of Technology and a Distinguished Guest Lecturer with Graz University of Technology. I have further (co)-authored over 80 papers in Discrete Mathematics and their applications to Computer Science and have been awarded the rank of Fellow of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications (FTICA).
Primary research and academic positions
Duties Principal researcher in mathematical aspects of information security. Leading and managing a small research team of five junior researchers.
Duties Senior researcher in IT security aspects.
Duties Mostly devoted on the design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms, especially through the study of the involved discrete structures.
Visiting research and academic apppointments
Duties Research activity on methods for combinatorial testing and its applications to computer security.
Duties Teaching of bachelor and master courses at TU Wien, Austria.
Here you can find a list of my projects where I have acted as Principal Investigator or Project Leader. In particular, I have managed scientific projects and acquired research funds from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the European Commission (EC) of total worth (approx.) 6 Million EUR and 4 Million EUR, respectively.