Her research focuses on applied cryptography and hardware security.
Lejla Batina is a professor in the Institute of Computer and Information Sciences at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on applied cryptography and hardware security, and in particular on public-key cryptography. She is the recipient of a VIDI grant by the Dutch government, which allowed her to start her own research group working on different aspects of applied cryptography and embedded security. She received her Ph.D. in cryptography from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium and her M.Sc. degree from the University of Zagreb Croatia (1995). She has also studied at the Eindhoven University of Technology,(Mathematics for industry, Professional Doctorate in Engineering in 2001) and worked as a cryptographer for SafeNet B.V. (2001-2003).
She has published more than 100 refereed papers and served at 70+ program committees and gave more than 30 invited talks at conferences and summer schools. She has chaired RFIDSec09 and CHES 2012 (as general co-chair) and she was the general chair of RFIDSec12 in Nijmegen. She was a program co-chair of CHES 2014 (the IACR flagship conference on cryptographic hardware) in Busan, Korea.
For more information please see: http://www.cs.ru.nl/~lejla/