Martin Strand successfully completed his PhD trial lecture and thesis defense at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology on Thursday, the 1st of February 2018 and will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
The title of his thesis is “Fully homomorphic encryption with applications to electronic voting” and the given topic for his trial lecture was “Multilinear maps and indistinguishability obfuscation”.
The following committee has been appointed to evaluate his thesis, trial lecture and defense:
First external opponent: Associate Professor Berry Schoenmakers, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Second external opponent: Professor Kristian Ranestad, University of Oslo, Norway.
Committee member and administrator: Professor Øyvind Solberg, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU, Norway.
Martin Strand carried out his PhD work at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU in Trondheim. His main supervisor was Professor Kristian Gjøsteen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU in Trondheim and co-supervisor was Professor Aslak Bakke Buan, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NTNU in Trondheim.