Prof. Harald Niederreiter

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Harald Niederreiter
Senior Scientist Applied Discrete Mathematics and Cryptography

Short Curriculum Vitae

    Previous Positions (excerpt):
  • Director, Institute of Discrete Mathematics, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Director, Institute of Information Processing, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, National University of Singapore

  • Visiting Positions (excerpt):
  • The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ, USA)
  • University of California at San Diego (La Jolla, CA, USA)
  • University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia)
  • Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA, USA)
  • Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • ETH (Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Université de la Méditerranée (Marseille-Luminy, France)

  • Honours and Awards (excerpt):
  • Full member, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Full member and former member of the presidium, German Academy of Natural Sciences Leopoldina
  • Cardinal Innitzer Prize for Natural Sciences in Austria
  • Invited speaker at ICM 1998 (Berlin) and ICIAM 2003 (Sydney)
  • Singapore National Science Award 2003
  • 2013 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Research Interests

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Pseudorandom Numbers
  • Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods
  • Cryptology
  • Finite Fields
  • Applied Algebra
  • Algorithms
  • Number Theory
  • Coding Theory