Christian Schaffner received a diploma degree in mathematics from ETH Zurich in 2003 and a PhD in computer science from Aarhus University in 2007. After being a postdoctoral scholar at CWI Amsterdam, he is now an Associate Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam. He is a senior researcher at QuSoft, the Dutch research center for quantum software. He is a world-leading expert in quantum cryptography, both on post-quantum cryptography and and on the design of protocols that solve cryptographic problems involving quantum data and quantum communication.
- The Quantum Wave in Computing, Spring 2020. Visiting Scientist.