Professor Bart Preneel receives 'Excellence in the Field of Mathematics' award

Professor Bart Preneel, an authority in the domain of cryptography, has received the "Excellence in the Field of Mathematics" award at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. According to the conference organizers, professor Preneel's contributions will have a lasting impact on international cryptographic research. He has also successfully raised the importance of the topic with numerous European institutions. Professor Preneel heads the Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC) research group within iMinds - KU Leuven. [PR available in Dutch only]