Elisabeth Oswald is a senior lecturer in Cryptography. Her research focuses on the theory and practice of side channel analysis. Her work spans from power analysis attacks to exploiting leaks from web applications and has led to over 30 peer reviewed contributions, a highly cited book, and several further scientific works. Google Scholar, which reliably indexes the venues relevant to her research, lists her as second-most cited author for the key words 'side channel analysis' and 'side channel attacks'. In 2008 and 2009 she took the lead for the organisation and the scientific program for the Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded System (CHES), which is the flagship conference for side channel analysis. In 2010 she was awarded a Leadership Fellowship from the EPSRC for her pioneering research into the theory of side channel attacks. She is confirmed as the Eurocrypt program co-chair for the years 2014 and 2015.
Dr Elisabeth Oswald, Senior Lecturer
COMS10005: Security 101 (unit director)