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engineer , scientist

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 national, 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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, literature, triathalon, sailing.

Connections

Married.