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Prof. Dr. Nils Fleischhacker

Theoretical Cryptography

Professor / Head of Chair

Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Computer Science
Theoretical Cryptography
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

Room: MC 1/17

Telephone: +49 (0)234 32-23265

Office Hours: By arrangement

E-Mail: nils.fleischhacker@rub.de


  • 150353 : Zero-Knowledge Proof Systems
  • Research

    - Foundations of Cryptography
    - Black-Box Separations and Lower Bounds


    I am an Assistant Professor for Cryptography at Ruhr University Bochum. Before moving to Bochum I was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University and Carnegie Mellon University working with Abhishek Jain and Vipul Goyal. In February 2017, I received my PhD in Computer Science from Saarland University, where I was advised by Dominique Schröder. During my PhD I was a research intern at Microsoft Research with Chris Brzuska. I was also a research visitor at University of Maryland, College Park with Jonathan Katz and Dana Dachman-Soled.