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16/10/2019

Anne Canteaut nominated Honorary Doctor at the University of Bergen, Norway.

Honorary Doctor Anne Canteaut @University of Bergen

Since 1951 the University of Bergen, Norway, has been nominating Honorary Doctors, the highest honor the University can award to people not employed at the University but that have distinguished themselves with their outstanding work in a particular field.

On October 15th 2019, Anne Canteaut, Research Director at Inria and head of the project-team SECRET had the honor of being nominated.

Anne Canteaut is of the world’s leading expert in cryptology. Her research focuses on two main areas: mathematics and cryptology, dealing with computer and communications security. She has also done ground-breaking work on encryption algorithms, particularly in processes that ensure the confidentiality of data. She has designed cryptographic algorithms, and is one of the pioneers of cryptographic Boolean functions.

Anne Canteaut has been an active partner in research and international activities involving the Selmer Centre, a research center for secure and reliable communication, at the Department of Informatics in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural sciences at the University of Bergen.

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