Welcome to my webpage

I am a Professor at the Digital Security (DiS) group). I joined the institute for Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS) at the Radboud University in August 2009. Before that I was a PhD student and PostDoc at the COSIC group, KU Leuven Belgium. Before that I worked as a cryptographer for Pijnenburg Securealink (later SafeNet B.V.) in The Netherlands.

I have received a VIDI grant in 2014 to work on new side-channel analysis methods and countermeasures for secure embedded devices.




My research

My research interests are mostly in the area of applied cryptography and hardware security. In particular, I am interested in security of small embedded devices such as RFID tags, IoT devices etc. Some of the topics I worked on in the past include implementations of cryptography, both high performance and low-cost i.e. in constrained environments. I work on implementation attacks i.e. side-channel and faults and I have a preference for curve-based cryptography such as (H)ECC. Recently, I've been looking into machine learning for security and privacy and how we can use it for side-channel analysis. On the defending side, I'm interested in low-cost countermeasures against all kinds of physical attacks.

For a complete list of my publications check my DBLP and Google Scholar pages.

PhD students and PostDocs

I am lucky to work with a number of talented PhD students and PostDocs:

Upcoming events and PCs

Contact Information

Office: Room 03.15, Mercator 1 building @ RU campus
Phone: +31 (024) 365 2076
Email: lejla(at)cs.ru.nl

Postal Address

Faculty of Science
Radboud University
Postbus 9010
6500 GL Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Visiting Address (How to get there)

Digital Security Group
Institute for Computing and Information Sciences (ICIS)
Mercator 1, Room 03.15
Toernooiveld 212
6525 EC Nijmegen
The Netherlands