Univ.-Doz. Dr. Arne Winterhof

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Arne Winterhof
Project Leader Applied Discrete Mathematics and Cryptography
arne.winterhof@oeaw.ac.at
+43 732 2468 5225

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • 1989-1994: Studies in mathematics and computer sciences, Technical University of Braunschweig
  • 1994: Diploma in mathematics, Technical University of Braunschweig, summa cum laude
  • 1996: Ph.D. in mathematics, Technical University of Braunschweig, summa cum laude
  • 2001: Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation), University of Vienna
  • 2002-2005: Project leader of the FWF project S8313 "Number Theoretic Methods in Cryptography and Pseudorandom Number Generation"
  • 2004: Edmund and Rosa Hlawka Prize for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science
  • 2006-2009: Project leader of the FWF project P19004-N18 'Pseudorandom Sequences'
  • 2010: Advancement Award of the Austrian Mathematical Society
  • 2014-2018: Project leader of the FWF project F5511-N26 'On the hierarchy of measures of pseudorandomness'
  • 2016: Call to a Full Professorship (W3) for "Discrete Mathematics", University of Rostock (declined)
Former and Current Positions:
  • 1995-1999: Research and teaching assistant, Institute of Algebra and Number Theory, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
  • 1999-2002: Researcher, Institute of Discrete Mathematics, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
  • 2002-2003: Research Scientist, Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore
  • 2003-2009: Senior Scientist at RICAM
  • Since 2009: Senior Fellow at RICAM
Memberships in Editorial Boards:

Research Interests

  • Finite Fields, Number Theory, Coding Theory, Pseudorandom Numbers, Cryptology, Combinatorics