Dr. Gesine Hinterwälder

  • Former Assistant - Chair Embedded Security
Hinterwälder, Gesine
gesine.hinterwaelder@rub.de PGP key


  • 12/2013 - 04/2015 Research Assistant at Chair for Embedded Security, Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 09/2013 - 11/2013 In­tern at NXP Se­mi­con­duc­tors, Leu­ven, Bel­gi­um
  • 09/2010 - 08/2013 Re­se­arch As­sis­tant at De­part­ment of Elec­tri­cal and Com­pu­ter En­gi­nee­ring, Uni­ver­si­ty of Mas­sachu­setts Am­herst, USA
  • 09/2010 - to­day PhD Stu­dent at De­part­ment of Elec­tri­cal and Com­pu­ter En­gi­nee­ring, Uni­ver­si­ty of Mas­sachu­setts Am­herst, USA
  • 10/2009 - 03/2010 Re­se­arch As­sis­tant at Chair for Tel­e­com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons, Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­ty Bo­chum
  • 06/2008 - 09/2008 In­tern at Sie­mens AG-PTD, Nu­rem­berg
  • 08/2007 - 05/2008 Ex­chan­ge Stu­dent at Pur­due Uni­ver­si­ty, In­di­a­na, USA
  • 10/2004 - 03/2010 Di­plo­ma Elec­tri­cal En­gi­nee­ring and In­for­ma­ti­on Tech­no­lo­gy, Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­ty Bo­chum


  • Efficient Implementation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography
  • Application and Implementation of Electronic Cash
  • Side-Channel resistant Software Implementation of higher-order masking schemes


Efficient E-cash with Attributes on MULTOS Smartcards

Gesine Hinterwälder, Felix Riek, Chris­tof Paar - 11th Workshop on RFID Security - RFIDsec 2015 (to appear)

High-speed Curve25519 on 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers

Michael Düll, Björn Haase, Gesine Hinterwälder, Michael Hutter, Chris­tof Paar, Ana Helena Sánchez, Peter Schwabe - Designs, Codes and Cryptography comprising the “Special Issue on Cryptography, Codes, Designs and Finite Fields: In Memory of Scott A. Vanstone”, Springer-Verlag.

Side-Channel Security Analysis of Ultra-Low-Power FRAM-based MCUs

Amir Moradi, Gesine Hinterwälder - 6th In­ter­na­tio­nal Work­shop on Con­struc­tive Si­de-Chan­nel Ana­ly­sis and Se­cu­re De­sign, CO­SA­DE 2015, Ber­lin, Ger­ma­ny, April 13-14, 2015 (best pa­per award).

Cryptographic Theory Meets Practice: Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Payments for Public Transport

Andy Rupp, Foteini Baldimtsi, Gesine Hinterwälder, Chris­tof Paar - ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), Volume 17 Issue 3, March 2015, Article No. 10

Full-Size High-Security ECC Implementation on MSP430 Microcontrollers

Gesine Hinterwälder, Amir Moradi, Michael Hutter, Peter Schwabe, Chris­tof Paar - Third International Conference on Cryptology and Information Security in Latin America, Latincrypt 2014, Florianópolis, Brazil, September 17 - 19, 2014.

Efficient E-Cash in Practice: NFC-Based Payments for Public Transportation System

Gesine Hinterwälder, Christian Zenger, Foteini Baldimtsi, Anna Lysyanskaya, Chris­tof Paar, Wayne P. Burleson - E. De Cristofaro and M. Wright (Eds.): PETS 2013, LNCS 7981, pp. 40–59, 2013. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

P4R: Privacy-Preserving Pre-Payments with Refunds for Transportation Systems

Andy Rupp, Gesine Hinterwälder, Foteini Baldimtsi, Chris­tof Paar - A.-R. Sadeghi (Eds.): Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2013, Volume 7859, pp 205-212, 2013. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Pay as you Go

Foteini Baldimtsi, Gesine Hinterwälder, Andy Rupp, Anna Lysyanskaya, Chris­tof Paar, Wayne P. Burleson - 5th Workshop on Hot Topics in Privacy Enhancing Technologies (HotPETs 2012) Held in conjunction with the 12th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium July 13, 2012, Vigo, Spain

Privacy Preserving Payments on Computational RFID Devices with Application in Intelligent Transportation Systems

Gesine Hinterwälder, Chris­tof Paar, Wayne P. Burleson - J.-H. Hoepman, I. Verbauwhede (Eds.): RFIDSec 2012, Volume 7739, pp 109-122, 2013. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013