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Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Quisquater
Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium

Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Quisquater received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Orsay (LRI, France) and a doctorate honoris causa from Limoges. He is currently serving as the head of the UCL Crypto Group, a group of 20 researchers about cryptography. Dr. Quisquater has published around 200 papers in international conferences and journals about cryptography, security, smart cards and graph theory and has 20 patents including the so-called the GQ protocol used commercially for identification. While working for Philips, Dr. Quisquater was responsible for the first software and hardware implementation of DES and RSA in smart cards. The current cryptographic coprocessor (FAME-X) for electronic passports by NXP is derived from his work. He is member of the steering committees of many conferences including CHES, CARDIS, ESORICS and WISTP.

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