Diego F. Aranha

Diego F. Aranha

Associate Professor, Aarhus University

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University, Denmark, where I conduct research in cryptographic engineering and security of real-world systems.

I have received two Google Latin America Research Awards for privacy, and the MIT TechReview’s Innovators Under 35 Brazil Award for my work in electronic voting.

Research Interests

  • Efficient secure cryptography in software
  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) and Pairing-Based Cryptography (PBC),
  • Security in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) and the Internet of Things (IoT),
  • Side-Channel Analysis (SCA) and countermeasures,
  • Cryptography based on physical assumptions (PUFs),
  • Privacy-preserving computing,
  • Computational anonymity,
  • Electronic voting,
  • Systems security

Professional experience

  • Aarhus University, 2020-Present

    Associate Professor

  • Aarhus University, 2018-2020

    Assistant Professor

  • University of Campinas, 2014-2018

    Assistant Professor

  • University of Brasilia, 2011-2014

    Assistant Professor

  • CertiVox/MIRACL, 2010-2011

    Consultant and contractor


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2017-2011

    Institute of Computing, University of Campinas

  • Visiting Ph.D. student, 2010-2011

    Combinatorics & Optimization, University of Waterloo

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, 2005-2007

    Institute of Computing, University of Campinas

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, 2000-2005

    Department of Computer Science, University of Brasilia

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