Hi! =)

My name is Elena Pagnin, I am a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Cryptography and Security Group at Aarhus University, Denmark. My research is mainly focused on homomorphic cryptosystems, multi-key properties and data authentication.

On-going projects:

  • succinct multi-key homomorphic encryption and signatures

  • on the security of the Signal protocol

  • privacy-preserving ridesharing


Main Collaborators

In addition to my supervisor, Prof Ivan Damgård, I also had the chance to collaborate closely with bright and inspiring people as: Dario Fiore, Claudio Orlandi, Andrei Sabelfeld, Cristina Onete, and Carlo Brunetta.


Titles, recent Awards & Achievements

2019 - Start as a PostDoc in the Cryptography and Security Group at Aarhus University.

2018 - PhD Degree in Computer Science and Engineering at Chalmers University. Thesis title: Be More and Be Merry

2018 - Invited Speaker at the Science Festival in Göteborg (vetenskapsfestivalen).

2016 - Licentiate Degree (a Scandinavian title in-between the MSc and the PhD) with a thesis on Authentication under Constraints.

2016 - Main lecturer and instructor (grader) for the master-level course Cryptography at Chalmers

2015 - JSPS summer program fellow at Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tanaka Laboratory

You can find a detailed pdf-version of my CV here.


Contact me

Office 290 Nygaard Building (2nd floor).
Department of Computer Science, Aabogade 34, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark.
Email: elena@cs.au.dk