Research Officer, Canada’s National Research Council
Philippe Lamontagne is a computer scientist and mathematician born and raised in Montreal. He received his Ph. D. in quantum cryptography from Université de Montréal in 2018. His thesis is focused on the provable security of quantum protocols for secure two-party computation. He worked for a year as a machine learning engineer before accepting a position of research officer at Canada’s National Research Council (NRC). As a member of the NRC’s cybersecurity team, his research interests include quantum-resistant algorithms, security of machine learning and lightweight cryptography for embedded devices.