Roman Walch

Dipl.-Ing. BSc

Cryptology & Privacy, PhD Student

Roman Walch is currently a first year Ph.D. student in the cryptography group of the Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications (IAIK) at Graz University of Technology. Prior to this, he completed his BSc and Dipl.-Ing. (equivalent to MSc) in computer engineering at TU Graz, with a focus on IT-Security. He is advised by Prof. Christian Rechberger. His master’s thesis is the design and implementation of a FPGA-based coprocessor for signature creation and verification of PICNIC, a post-quantum secure digital signature scheme.
Roman Walch


My research interests include privacy-preserving cryptographic protocols, like Secure Multi-party Computation (MPC) and Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE), and their applications to machine learning algorithms.


I teach cryptography as part of: