Serge Vaudenay

I am professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technologies (EPFL) where I head the Security and Cryptography Laboratory (LASEC) within the School of Computer and Communication Sciences (I&C). My main research topic is about the security of cryptographic algorithms and protocols.

Last update: November 24th, 2014.

Books (external links)
Textbook Exercises Exercises Essay
Edited Proceedings (external links)
FSE' 98 SAC' 01 PKC' 05 Mycrypt' 05 EUROCRYPT' 06 AFRICACRYPT' 08
About Myself
(link to EPFL) Short BIO
(link to Google Scholar) citations
My publications
(link to LASEC) Decorrelation Theory
(link to LASEC) DFC: a candidate for the Advanced Encryption Standard
(link to LASEC) The Ultimate Short Undeniable Signatures
(link to LASEC) FOX Specifications Version 1.2 (Block Cipher)
(link to LASEC) Password Interception in a SSL/TLS Channel
Supervised PhD Theses
Pascal Junod (2004) Statistical Cryptanalysis of Block Ciphers
Gildas Avoine (2005) Cryptography in Radio Frequency Identification and Fair Exchange Protocols
Yi Lu (2006) Applied Stream Ciphers in Mobile Communications
Jean Monnerat (2006) Short Undeniable Signatures
Simon Fischer (2008) Analysis of Lightweight Stream Ciphers (co-supervised with Willi Meier)
Thomas Baignères (2008) Quantitative Security of Block Ciphers - Designs and Cryptanalysis Tools
Sylvain Pasini (2009) Secure Communication using Authenticated Channels
Jean-Philippe Aumasson (2009) Analysis and Design of Symmetric Cryptographic Algorithms (co-supervised with Willi Meier)
Claude Barral (2010) Biometrics and Security: Combining Fingerprints, Smart Cards and Cryptography (co-supervised with Assia Tria)
Martin Vuagnoux (2010) Computer Aided Cryptanalysis from Ciphers to Side Channels
Khaled Ouafi (2012) Security and Privacy in RFID Systems
Pouyan Sepehrdad (2012) Statistical and Algebraic Cryptanalysis of Lightweight and Ultra-Lightweight Symmetric Primitives
Aslı Bay (2014) Provable Security of Block Ciphers and Cryptanalysis
At the Ecole Polytechnique (1998-99, in French only)
At the Ecole Normale Supérieure (1998-99, in French only)
(link to LASEC) At EPFL (2000 until now)
Hiring and other requests
(link to LASEC) Guidelines (requests not following the guidelines will most likely be discarded)
(link to LASEC) LASEC
(external link) I&C School
(external link) EPFL
Journals and Book series
(external link) Communications in Information and Systems (CIS)
(external link) Communication Systems, EPFL Press
(external link) Springer Cryptography and Communications: Discrete Structures, Boolean Functions and Sequences (CCDS)
(external link) Journal of Cryptology (JoC)
Personal links
(external link) Couleur Garba (chanson française, humour, poésie, en 3D !): a nice band in France
Errata of the French Edition of Stinson's book (1st Edition)

Address: EPFL - I&C - LASEC, INF 241 (INF Building), Station 14, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
E-mail: S e r g e . V a u d e n a y @ e p f l . c h
Office: INF241
Telephone: +41-21-693-7696 (direct line)
+41-21-693-7603 (secretary)
Fax: +41-21-693-6870