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Xavier Carpent

Assistant Professor in Cyber Security, Faculty of Science



Xavier is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham. Previously, he was a postdoc at COSIC, KULeuven; UCSD; and UCI. He obtained both his MSc and PhD at UCLouvain, Belgium.

He is interested in a lot of different topics in cyber security, though much of his research in the past circled around applied cryptography, privacy, authentication, and protocols. He is also interested to some degree in other computer science topics such as optimization and data structures.

Research Summary

Xavier's current research interests includes:

  • Privacy e.g. Private Set Intersection, Ad-hoc Privacy-enabled Protocols, Aggregation etc.
  • Authentication Protocols
  • Time-Memory Trade-Offs
  • Data Structures, e.g. Bloom Filters
  • Hardware/Systems Security, e.g. Remote Attestation, Secure Boot
  • Hash-based Crypto
  • eVoting

School of Computer Science

University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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