|Address||Ruhr-Universität Bochum Universitätsstr. 150 Bochum, NRW 44780 Germany|
|Phone|| +49 234 32 22994
Christof Paar has the chair for Communication Security at the Horst Goertz Institute for IT Security at the University of Bochum in Germany.
He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Institute of Experimental Mathematics at the University of Essen, Germany, in 1994. From 1994-2001 he was professor in the ECE Department of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, USA. At WPI he founded the Cryptography and Information Security Labs. He is co-founder of the CHES (Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems) Workshop series, which is one of the leading forums for applied cryptography. His research interest include efficient software and hardware algorithms for cryptographic schemes, side channel attacks, security in ad-hoc networks, and many other aspects of industrial cryptography. Christof Paar has been teaching cryptography course in academia and industry since 1996, including courses at NASA, Motorola Research and Philips Research.