Max Fillinger

Full Name
M.J. Fillinger
Function(s)
Researcher - Unknown
Email
M.J.Fillinger@cwi.nl
Telephone
+31 20 592 4203
Room
M262
Department(s)
Cryptology
Homepage
http://max-fillinger.net

Biography

Max Fillinger obtained his Bachelor's degrees in Philosophy and Mathematics at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf in 2011 and joined the Master of Logic programme at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. He completed his Master's degree in 2013 with a thesis written during an internship at the CWI Cryptology Group. Since September 2013, he has been a PhD student at the Cryptology Group.

Research

Max Fillinger currently works on information-theoretic cryptography. The main focus of his PhD research is on bit-commitment schemes whose security is guaranteed based on the physical law that information does not travel faster than light.