Alexander Bors started the return phase spent at RICAM (Applied Discrete Mathematics) of his FWF Schrödinger grant "Affine Mappings on Finite Groups". He spent the first two years at the University of Western Australia.
Nurdagül Anbar-Meidl accepted an offer for an Assistant Professorship at Sabanci University Istanbul
Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) of László Mérai, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest
Start of FWF project ‘Bent Functions and Generalizations and APN Functions’ led by Wilfried Meidl.
Laszlo Merai has been granted the FWF stand-alone project ‘Pseudorandomness and Cryptography: Number Theoretic Methods’.
Wilfried Meidl won the best paper award of WAIFI 2018 for his paper with Thor Martinsen, Alexander Pott and Pantelimon Stanica entitled “On symmetry and differential properties of generalized Boolean functions”.
Start of FWF project Additive Combinatorics over Finite Fields and Applications led by Arne Winterhof (co-PI: Oliver Roche-Newton)
Zhimin Sun started a Scholarship of the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC)
Wilfried Meidl substituted a professorship at Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
Arne Winterhof declined an offer for a W3 Professorship at the University of Rostock