People & Contact

Senior Member

Jan Hajny (hajny@vut.cz, WWW)

Jan Hajný

Head of the Advanced Cybersecurity Lab
Privacy-Enhancing Technologies

Currently, Jan Hajny deals with privacy-enhancing cryptographic systems. His research is focused on the design of new authentication protocols, credential schemes and privacy-protection systems. Jan is also responsible for IT infrastructure benchmarking, stress testing, security audits, penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.

Lukas Malina (malina@vut.cz, WWW)

Privacy-Enhancing Technologies & Hardware-Accelerated Cryptography

Lukas Malina deals with applied cryptography, system security and network security. His research activities focus on the design and application of privacy-preserving cryptographic protocols, post-quantum cryptography and hardware-accelerated cryptography. Lukas is also responsible for the implementations of cryptographic protocols and schemes as „a proof of concept“ applications on various devices such as constrained microcontrollers, smart devices and FPGA-based platforms.

Zdenek Martinasek (martinasek@vut.cz, WWW)

Zdenek Martinasek

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid Networks

Zdenek Martinasek deals with applied cryptography, system security and network security. Currently, he works also on penetration testing and stress testing. His research activities focus on side channel cryptanalysis. The biggest expertise is in power analysis attacks based on machine learning.

Petr Dzurenda (dzurenda@vut.cz, WWW)

Privacy-Enhancing Technologies

Petr Dzurenda is a postdoctoral researcher at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. His research is focused on privacy-enhancing technologies, cryptographic protocol design and protocol implementation on constrained devices in IoT area. He is author and co-author of several new privacy-friendly solutions and cryptographic schemes, such as group signatures and anonymous credentials, which are practically implementable on current smart cards.

Sara Ricci (ricci@vut.cz, WWW)

Privacy-Enhancing Technologies

Sara Ricci is a postdoctoral researcher at Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. She accomplished her M.Sc. degree in Mathematics at University of Pisa, Italy in 2015 and her PhD studies in Computer Engineering and Mathematics Security at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain in 2018. Her research interests are theoretical cryptography, in particular lattice-based and elliptic curve cryptography, and data privacy and security. She is also focused on the design of new privacy-preserving cryptographic protocols and their security analyses.


Predoctoral Grantholder

Peter Cibik (xcibik00@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Hardware-Accelerated Cryptography

Peter Cibik is a Ph.D. student at FEEC at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. He is currently involved in projects focused on Hardware-Accelerated Cryptography based on FPGA devices.

Petr Jedlicka (xjedli23@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Hardware-Accelerated Cryptography

Petr Jedlicka is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. He accomplished his Master’s degree in Electronics and Communication Technologies at the Department of Radioelectronics at Brno University of Technology. As a Ph.D. student, he is currently focused on the optimization and implementation of post-quantum cryptosystems.

Tomas Gerlich (tomas.gerlich@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid Networks

Tomas Gerlich is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. He accomplished his Master’s degree in Telecommunication and information technology at the Brno University of Technology. As a Ph.D. student, his research activities focus on side channel cryptanalysis. Currently, he works also on penetration testing and stress testing.

Tomas Lieskovan (tomas.lieskovan@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid Networks

Tomas Lieskovan is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. He accomplished his Master’s degree in Telecommunication and information technology at the Brno University of Technology. As a Ph.D. student, his research activities focus on cybersecurity and cyber ranges.

Raul Casanova Marques (casanova@feec.vutbr.cz, WWW )

Privacy-Enhancing Technologies

Raul Casanova Marques is a joint-Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology (BUT) and Universitat Jaume I (UJI), working as an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the A-WEAR project. He is currently involved as a researcher in several scientific projects focused on novel cryptographic protocols for attribute-based authentication, privacy protection mechanisms of users in electronic systems and secure algorithms on wearable devices.

Daniel Pauco (daniel.pauco@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid

Daniel Pauco is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. He accomplished his Master’s degree in Information Security at Brno University of Technology. Daniel works as a Cyber Security Engineer dedicating to penetration testing and vulnerability management that is also field of his university research.

Yehor Safonov (yehor.safonov@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid Networks

Yehor Safonov is a Ph.D. student of the Information Security doctoral program at Brno University of Technology. He is also an employee of AEC a.s. company and works as a Security Specialist focusing on the design and implementation of SIEM-type security monitoring solutions for large computer infrastructures. The pillars of his interests are computer security, cryptography, theoretical computer science and modern machine learning techniques.

Marek Sikora (marek.sikora@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid Networks

Marek Sikora is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology. He is currently involved as a researcher in several scientific projects focused on cybersecurity and stress testing. His research interests are systems security, network security, cyber attack analysis, and web security & development.

David Smekal (smekald@feec.vutbr.cz, WWW)

Hardware-Accelerated Cryptography

David Smékal is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic. As a Ph.D. student, his research activities focus on hardware-accelerated cryptography. The scope of research and development is the implementation and optimization of cryptographic protocols and schemes on FPGA-based platforms. He is currently involved as a researcher in several scientific projects focused on network and computer security, cyber-attack analysis and web security.

Tomas Stodulka (xstodu07@vutbr.cz, WWW)

Security in Industrial and Smart-Grid Networks

Tomas Stodulka is a Ph.D. student at Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. As a Ph.D. student, he is currently focused on the processes automatization and virtualization of security environments, especially for building private Cyber Range.


Address of the Crypto Group:

Department of Telecommunications
Technicka 12
616 00 BRNO
Czech Republic

Phone: +420 541 146 990
E-mail: crypto@feec.vutbr.cz

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