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Dr. A. Peter (Andreas)
Assistant professor


Zilverling 4051


+31 53 489 2918



@ut since :

March 01, 2013




Andreas Peter graduated with a M.Sc. in mathematics at both the University of Cambridge (UK) and the University of Oldenburg (Germany) in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Subsequently, he received the Ph.D. in computer science from the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany) in 2013. His Ph.D. thesis deals with the topic of secure outsourcing of computation with a special focus on homomorphic encryption. Since 2014, he is employed as an Assistant Professor at the chair of ''Services, Cybersecurity and Safety'' at the University of Twente (NL). His current research interests include both fundamental and applied security and privacy aspects in IT systems with a focus on privacy-enhancing technologies, cryptographic protocol design and analysis, as well as the application and theory of functional and homomorphic encryption. He served on the program committees of several workshops and conferences devoted to information security and privacy and was the Poster Chair of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (2016). Since 2015, he serves on the Editorial Board of the MDPI Open Access Journal on Cryptography and the SpringerOpen EURASIP Journal on Information Security. 

Coordination activities:

  • CyberSecurity@4TU.NIRICT
  • EIT Digital Master on Security & Privacy
  • CTF-Team: Twente Hacking Squad