Tjerand Silde

Hi! I am an Associate Professor in Cryptology at the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
in Trondheim, where I am the Research Group Leader of the NTNU Applied Cryptology Lab.

I am also a Security and Cryptography Expert at the cybersecurity company Pone Biometrics.

My main foci of research are lattice-based cryptography and zero-knowledge protocols. My interests also span the areas of post-quantum cryptography, anonymous communication, multiparty computation, homomorphic encryption, electronic voting and secure implementation.

I am a member of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).

News:

  • I will be the general co-chair for IACR PKC 2025 in Røros together with Bor de Kock!
  • I am on the program committee for PETS 2024 and CCS 2024. Submit your best papers!
  • I am organising a workshop on “Foundations and Applications of Zero-Knowledge Proofs” together with Elizabeth Crites, Markulf Kohlweiss, and Akira Takahashi at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Edinburgh from September 2nd to 6th, 2024.
  • I started as an Associate Professor in Cryptology at the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology at NTNU on September 1st, 2022.

I support the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Tor Project and the Signal Foundation.