Lilya Budaghyan

BFS-project: Construction of Optimal Boolean Functions
Period: 2017-2021
Department: Department of Informatics

Prof. Lilya Budaghyan is a leader of the Selmer Center in Secure Communication at the University of Bergen (Norway). She is a leading specialist in the field of Boolean functions and their applications. She obtained her PhD degree from the University of Magdeburg (Germany, 2005) and habilitation degree from the University of Paris VIII (France, 2013). She is an author of the book “Construction and Analysis of Cryptographic Functions”, and has been awarded a few prestigious fellowships and awards among which are Trond Mohn Foundation award (2016), “Young Research Talent Grant” from Norwegian Research Council (2014), postdoctoral fellowship award from Foundation of Mathematical Sciences of Paris (2012) and Emil Artin Junior Prize in Mathematics (2011). Since 2018 she is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA).

Lilya Budaghyan has been with the University of Bergen since 2007. Previously, she also conducted her research at the Yerevan State University (Armenia, 1998-2003), University of Magdeburg (Germany, 2003-2005), University of Trento (Italy, 2005-2007), Telecom ParisTech (2011), Universities of Paris VIII and Paris XIII (2012-2013).