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Thomas Beth

Thomas Beth, German scientist, engineer. German Academy Exchange Service fellow Ohio State University, 1973; research grantee German Research Association, 1980. Fellow IBFI (directorial); member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Mathematics Society, German Mathematics Union, International Association Cryptologic Research, Association for Computing Machinery, Institute Theoretical Physics, Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Background

  • Beth, Thomas was born on November 16, 1949 in Hannover, Germany.

  • Education

    • Diploma in mathematics, University Göttingen, Germany, 1973. Dr rer nat, University Erlangen, Germany, 1978. DrIng Habilitation, University Erlangen, Germany, 1984.

    Career

    • Scientific assistant University Erlangen, 1974-1978, assistant professor computer science, 1978-1984. Professor, head department University London, 1984-1985. Professor University Karlsruhe, Germany, since 1985.

      Honorary professor King's College, University London, 1985. Visiting professor University Innsbruck, 1995. Distinguished lecturer department computer science University California, Santa Barbara, 1997.

      Director Europäisches Institute Systemsicherheit, Karlsruhe, since 1986, IACR, Santa Barbara, 1989-1992. Speaker Institute Algorithmen und Kognitive Systeme, Karlsruhe, since 1985. Consultant to industrial firms in electronics, optics and cryptology.

      Speaker in field.

    Works

    • Author, co-author 12 books in field. Editor 4 journals. Contributor numerous research papers to professional journals.

      Inventor and patentee in field.

    Membership

    Fellow IBFI (directorial). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Mathematics Society, German Mathematics Union, International Association Cryptologic Research, Association for Computing Machinery, Institute Theoretical Physics, Gesellschaft für Informatik.

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music, literature, triathalon, sailing.

    Connections

    • Married.
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    Born November 16, 1949
    (age 67)
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    • 1973
      University Göttingen
    • 1978
      University Erlangen
    • 1984
      University Erlangen
    • 1984 - 1985
      professor, department University London
    • 1984 - 1985
      head, department University London
    • 1985
      professor, University Karlsruhe
      Germany