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Yiannis Tselekounis

Research Associate

University of Edinburgh


About Me

I am a Research Associate at the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh and member of the Security and Privacy Group, the Blockchain Technology Laboratory and the Quantum Informatics Group. Prior to that I was a faculty fellow at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of the New York University, mentored by Prof. Yevgeniy Dodis. I hold a PhD degree in Cryptography from the University of Edinburgh advised by Prof. Aggelos Kiayias and prior to that I studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Research Interests

My research interests lie in the fields of Cryptography and Information Security, both theoretical and applied. Selected topics include:

  • ฮ•nd-to-end encrypted messaging
  • Blockchain technologies
  • Non-malleable cryptography
  • Hardware security

Selected Publications


     y.tselekounis at ed.ac.uk

     Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton St., Edinburgh, EH8 9AB - UK

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