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Sébastien Duval

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I am currently a post-doctoral researcher in France at the University of Versailles in the Crypto team. I previously worked at UCLouvain in Belgium in the Crypto group. I obtained my PhD from Sorbonne University in 2018, which I undertook at Inria as part of project-team SECRET under the supervision of Anne CANTEAUT and Gaëtan LEURENT.
The goal of my research is to merge the advances of symmetric-key cryptographie and of side-channel attacks resistance, in order to build cryptographic solutions resisting both classical attacks and attacks on the implementations, with a cost fit for the Internet of Things.
My interests include (1) the design of symmetric-key algorithms (ciphers, MACs and authenticated encryption schemes), (2) their statistical analysis, (3) the implementation of components or full cryptographic primitives (S-boxes, diffusion matrices, arithmetic over Boolean finite fields) in terms of logic circuits and onto implementations on micro-controllers and (4) counter-measures against side-channel and fault attacks. My main research subject is the combination of all these fields.
I taught for three years at Sorbonne University, in campus Pierre-et-Marie-Curie, for bachelor students in computer science, then I taught master students in electricity at UCLouvain for two years, and I currently teach bachelor students in computer science at University of Versailles.

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Sébastien Duval
Université de Versailles
LMV, Bâtiment Buffon
55 avenue de Paris
78000 Versailles
Téléphone: +33 6 69 11 77 61
E-mail: sebastien.duval at uvsq.fr