June 22–26, 2014
Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Daniel J. Bernstein

Research Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago & Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Daniel J. Bernstein has given 127 invited conference lectures on research topics ranging from computational number theory through cryptography to computer security. He is the designer of the "qmail" software used to receive mail by more than one million of the Internet's SMTP servers (for example,; the "tinydns" software that publishes four million of the Internet's level-2 .com domain names (for example,; and the "Curve25519" cryptographic algorithm that Apple uses to protect files stored on hundreds of millions of iPhones. Bernstein's current mission is to cryptographically protect every Internet packet.

Chair at: Cryptanalysis & HPC
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm