Fellow at Rambus Inc
HELENA HANDSCHUH is a Security Technologies Fellow at Rambus Inc. Her research and responsibilities include: managing the foundational security technologies team of 20 technology experts; research in crypto and post-quantum crypto; research in power analysis and side-channel attacks and countermeasures; building prototypes and showcasing technology to customers, partners, and events; security architecture for new products and services; prototyping of new products and security standardization. She was formerly a Technical Director of Cryptography Research, Inc., and Chief Technology Officer at Intrinsic-ID. She was also the manager of the Applied Cryptography and Security Group and manager of the Card Application Security team at Gemplus (now Gemalto). She is a volunteer Research Fellow at the KU Leuven, Belgium. She authored more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and holds 18 patents in the areas of security and cryptography.
Dr. Handschuh earned an M.S. in networks and communication engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees (ENSTA, Paris), an M.S. in algorithms and cryptography from the Ecole Polytechnique, and a Ph.D. in cryptography from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST, Paris).