Research group

Cryptographic Lab

The Cryptographic Lab is based at the Novosibirsk State University.

Our laboratory focuses on the modern problems of cryptography and information security. Our partners include COSIC – Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography group – in Leuven (Belgium), Selmer Center in the University of Bergen (Norway), and the University of Paris and INRIA (France).

Our research areas are cryptographic Boolean functions, symmetric ciphers, lightweight cryptography, blockchain technologies, quantum cryptography, and information security. We publish monographs (Elsevier) and articles in top cryptographic journals (Cryptography and Communications; Designs, Codes and Cryptography; Cryptologia, etc.). Almost all crypto courses at Novosibirsk State University are provided by our team (

We are the main organizers of the unique International Olympiad in Cryptography NSUCRYPTO. It contains scientific mathematical problems for professionals, school and university students. Its aim is to involve young researchers in solving interesting and tough scientific problems of modern cryptography. Over the last six years, there were more than 1,700 participants from 53 countries.

In 2019 and 2020 we organized a Summer School on Cryptography and Information Security

A new video course on Cryptography for Coursera was prepared by our lab in 2019, see

A short video-trailer:

Graduate students of laboratory:

  • Bonich Tatiana Andreevna
  • Valiakhmetov Ilya Vadimovich
  • Zavalishina Elena Vladimirovna
  • Panferov Matvey Andreevich
  • Sutormin Ivan Alexandrovich
  • Sychov Aleksey Dmitriyevich
  • Khil'chuk Irina Sergeyevna

Undergraduate students of laboratory:

  • Atutova Natalia Dmitrievna
  • Zhantulikov Bulat Faritovich
  • Zyubina Dar'ya Aleksandrovna
  • Sofronova Dar'ya Alekseyevna


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