Engineer in applied mathematics and cryptologist
Jean-Jacques Quisquater is an engineer in applied mathematics (UCLouvain) and a cryptologist. He got a PhD in computer science (LRI, Orsay). He was working for 20 years in industry with a research laboratory in Brussels for Philips, designing new smart cards including strong cryptography and random generators, then 20 years at the university teaching cryptology and doing research publishing many research papers. He is a member h the Royal Academy of Belgium, with the class Technology and society. He is an IACR fellow and received the RSA award for excellence in mathematics and the first ESORICS Outstanding Research Award.