Education

2005 - 2009: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Speciality Cryptography

Colocated at PRiSM Laboratory of University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and Orange Labs in Issy-les-Moulineaux, under the supervision of Jacques Patarin and Henri Gilbert.

The main topic of my Ph.D. was provably secure symmetric cryptography (notably protocols based on the LPN problem). More here.

2003 - 2005: Engineering Diploma at ENST Paris

The first year was dedicated to technical courses (Cryptography, Physics, Networking...) while the second one was a special training for engineers from the Corps des Télécom (now Corps des Mines) with courses about Economics, Management, Law...

2003 - 2004: Master of Science in Quantum Physics

Done at École Normale Supérieure de Paris, obtained with first class honors.

2000 - 2003: Engineering Diploma at École Polytechnique

Speciality: Quantum and Theoretical Physics.

Professional Activities

Sept. 2010 - today: Cryptography Expert at ANSSI
Sept. 2005 - Aug. 2010: Research Engineer at Orange Labs

Design and cryptanalysis of cryptographic primitives.

Standardization activities: GlobalPlatform, OMTP.

Jan. 2005 - Jun. 2005: Semester Project at ARCEP

ARCEP is the French regulation authority for telecommunications. The subject of the project was to analyse how to combine regional development and open competition for high-speed internet access. Under the supervision of Gabrielle Gauthey.

Download the report (in french).

Jul. 2004 - Jan. 2005: Internship at Thales Research and Technology

Design and analysis of twin photon sources for quantum telecommunications. Under the supervision of Vincent Berger.

Download the report (in french).

Avr. - Jul. 2004: Internship at Kastler-Brossel Laboratory

Theoretical and experimental study of Bose-Einstein condensates in rotation. Under the supervision of Jean Dalibard.

Teaching Activities

Autumn 2008 & 2009: Teaching Assistant in Cryptography

Course "Introduction to Cryptography" of the master "SeCReTS" of University of Versailles.

2000 - 2004: Teaching Assistant in Physics & Chemistry

In preparatory classes of lycée Louis-le-Grand, Paris.