Simon Abelard

2021-present Cryptologist at Thales Group

2019-2020 Postdoctoral fellow at LIX

Part of a joint project between teams GRACE and MAX, funded by the French DGA (Direction Générale de l'Armement). I worked with Daniel Augot, Alain Couvreur and Grégoire Lecerf on algorithms for geometric codes.

I have been instructor for the course "Introductory Mathematics for Cryptography" at Telecom Paris.

2018-2019 Postdoctoral fellow at the Symbolic Computation Groupe (University of Waterloo, Ontario)

I have been working with Éric Schost on computing integral bases of algebraic function fields.

I have been instructor for the Spring Session of the course CS 240E "Algorithms and data structures" (enriched).

2015-2018 Ph.D. candidate at Université de Lorraine

My subject was point-counting on curves defined over finite fields, and its interactions with polynomial systems. My Ph.D. has been funded by the French Ministry for Research and Higher Education.

As a part of my contract with the Université de Lorraine, I have been a teaching assistant at Mines Nancy for 64 hours per year.

2011-2015 Bachelor and Master at ENS Cachan (now ENS Paris-Saclay)

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