Associate Professor Xavier Boyen

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PhD in Computer Science (Stanford University)

Research keywords: Privacy and anonymity; Human-centric security; Decentralised systems security; Real-world cryptography; Post-quantum cryptography; Cryptographic protocols; Voting; Provable democracy; Decentralised finance. Research ethos: To foster the development of cryptography and its applications for the betterment of humankind, one individual at a time.  With my students and colleagues, I have contributed a number of protocols, several of which have been adopted by the industry and (extremely) widely used in the real world for securing information and transactions in a privacy-friendly manner.  My formal contributions include about 100 research papers and patents with upwards of 15,000 scholarly citations (h-index >42 for those who care about publication metrics).

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