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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; UC San Diego; and UC Irvine. He obtained both his MSc and his PhD at UCLouvain, Belgium.

He is interested in a many 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 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

School of Computer Science

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

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