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IACR News item: 05 April 2021

Award Award
The CHES Test-of-Time Award is given yearly. An award will be given in year X to honor a paper published at (T)CHES in years X-21 to X-19 which has had a lasting impact on the field with respect to academia and/or industry.

Nominations for the 2021 award (for papers published in 2000-2002) are welcomed by the selection committee. Deadline for nomination is May 3, 2021 23:59 AoE.

The proceedings of the relevant conferences can be found here: In order to nominate please send an email to the chair of selection committee with the following contents:

email subject line: ches test of time award nomination
mention: paper title and publication year
provide short justification why the paper should receive the award by providing number of citations, describing influence in industry, etc. in a max. 2 pages document or text in the email body

More information about the CHES Test-of-Time award can be found here:

The 2021 Selection Committee:
  • Benedikt Gierlichs (chair)
  • Ingrid Verbauwhede
  • Jean-Sébastien Coron
  • David Naccache
  • Berk Sunar

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