Professor Ueli Maurer chosen as SATW member

For his fundamental contributions to cryptography and information security, Professor Ueli Maurer from the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science has been appointed Full Member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW).

The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW is the most important network of experts for engineering sciences in Switzerland and is in contact with the highest Swiss bodies for science, politics and industry. The network comprises elected individual members, member organisations and experts. Individual members are outstanding experts from the fields of education, research, commerce and industry and politics.

Ueli Maurer is Full Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science at ETH Zurich. He heads the Information Security and Cryptography research group at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science. Maurer’s research interests include information security, the theory and applications of cryptography, applications like digital signatures, public-​key infrastructures, digital payment systems, and e-​voting, the management of trust and digital evidence, mathematical security proofs, theoretical computer science, discrete mathematics, and information theory.










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