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Professor Josef Pieprzyk is a Senior Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Data61. His main research interest focus is Cryptology and Information Security and includes design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms (such as encryption, hashing and digital signatures), secure multiparty computations, cryptographic protocols, copyright protection, e-commerce, web security and cybercrime prevention.

Professor Pieprzyk is a member of the editorial boards for International Journal of Information Security, Journal of Mathematical Cryptology, International Journal of Applied Cryptography, Fundamenta Informaticae, Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology, International Journal of Security and Networks and International Journal of Information and Computer Security.

Professor Pieprzyk published 5 books, edited 10 books (conference proceedings published by Springer), 6 book chapters, and more than 250 papers in refereed journals and refereed international conferences.

Academic Qualifications

  • 1980

    PhD (Computer Science)
    Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

  • 1975

    MSc (Mathematics)
    Nicolaus Copernicus University, ToruĊ„, Poland

  • 1972

    BSc (Electrical Engineering)
    University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Professional Experiences

  • 2018-onwards

    Senior Principal Research Scientist
    Data61, CSIRO

  • 2014-2017

    Professor of Information Security
    Queensland University of Technology

  • 2001-2014

    Professor in Computing
    Macquarie University


  • 2018-2020

    Privacy-preserving Data Processing on the Cloud, ARC Discovery, DP180102199

  • 2015-2018

    Efficient and Secure authenticated encryption -- solutions and advanced analysis, National Science Center, Poland, 2014/15/B/ST6/05130 - OPUS 8

  • 2009-2014

    Secure and Efficient Cryptographic Hashing, ARC Discovery, DP0987734

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 1990-now

    International Association for Cryptologic Research, Member

  • 2017-2019

    International Association for Cryptologic Research, Director, General Chair Aisacrypt 2018

  • 1991-now

    Asiacrypt International Steering Committee, Member

  • 2016-now

    Asiacrypt International Steering Committee, Vice President

  • 1994-now

    ACISP Steering Committee, Member

  • 2007-now

    ProvSec Steering Committee, Member

  • 2017-now

    NuTMiC Steering Committee, Memeber