• 2004 - 2005: Master Parisien de Recherche en Informatique (MPRI) - Postgraduate degree (1 year) following Master in Computer Science and involving four schools : University of Paris 7, École Polytechnique, École Normale Supérieure (Ulm and Cachan) - with honours.
  • 2003 - 2004: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) - Last year of engineering school done within the context of an exchange (Erasmus program).
  • 1999 - 2004: École Supérieure de Chimie Physique Électronique of Lyon (CPE Lyon), Section Electronic and Computer Science - Master's degree in a french engineering school - with honours.
  • 1996 - 1999: Lycée Camille Vernet - Scientific Baccalauréat (high school diploma) - with honours.

Work Experience

  • October 2008 - October 2010: Cryptography Expert at Ingenico.
  • October 2005 - October 2008: PhD Thesis in Cryptography at Orange Labs (former France Télécom R&D) under the supervision of Marc Girault and Henri Gilbert.
    Subject: Design and Analysis of Hash Functions.
  • September 2007 - March 2008: 6-month visit of the Research Center for Information Security (RCIS) of the Japanese national institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) within the context of a grant from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). 
  • March - June 2005: Internship (Master MPRI) at the Cryptography Laboratory of the Direction Centrale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information (DCSSI Crypto Lab) under the supervision of Guillaume Poupard and Frédéric Muller.
    Subject: Study of the security of T-functions (cryptographic primitives) and cryptanalysis of several cryptographic schemes based on T-functions.
  • March - September 2004: Diploma project at the Security Laboratory (LASEC) of the EPFL under the supervision of Prof. Serge Vaudenay.
    Subject: Study of the security of the Bluetooth protocol. Analysis of the authentication and ciphering mechanisms, design and implementation of new attacks, conception of countermeasures against potential flaws at the protocol level, developping solutions at the application level.
  • October - February 2004: Semester Project at the Security Laboratory (LASEC) of the EPFL under the supervision of Gildas Avoine.
    Subject: alternative Non-Adjacent Digit Sets (NADS). Improvement of the NADS search algorithm, search of infinite families of NADS, search of non-NADS

Foreign Languages

  • French: Native language.
  • English: Fluent.
  • German: Conversational level.
  • Italian: Conversational level.
  • Japanese: Basics.


  • Sports: soccer, volley-ball, tennis, tae-kwon-do. 
  • Hobbies: guitar, drums, music, mangas, chess. 

Updated: May 22th, 2012