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Work description

The work plan foresees three phases, each with two months: 1. Study of the foundations of the use of isogenies in cryptography, 2. Analysis of existing implementations and development of efficient implementations, 3. Identification of potential optimizations and validation thereof. These activities develop skills in the area of the foundations of cryptography that are within the scope of, for example, a Curricular Project in a Computer Science and / or Mathematics undergraduate degree.

Academic Qualifications

BSc in Computer Science, or Mathematics, or similar.

Minimum profile required

Experience in cryptography.

Preference factors

Knowledge in cryptography and an interest in its mathematical foundations.

Application Period

Since 27 Jan 2021 to 09 Feb 2021

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Cluster / Centre

Computer Science / High-Assurance Software

Scientific Advisor

Manuel Barbosa