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Before joining Monash University in 2020 as a Lecturer, Dr. Rafael Dowsley was a postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Research in Applied Cryptography and Cyber Security at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and in the Cryptography and Security Research Group at Aarhus University, Denmark. He got his doctoral degree in 2016 from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, where he worked in the Cryptography and Security Group.

His research focuses on cryptography and its abundant intersections with fields such as machine learning, security, privacy and information theory. He has a keen interest on the design of cryptographic protocols to enhance privacy and some of his current investigations are into privacy-preserving machine learning, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies.

Education/Academic qualification

Informatics, Doctor of Natural Sciences

Award Date: 15 Jul 2016


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