Harald Niederreiter

Senior Scientist Applied Discrete Mathematics and Cryptography




Previous Positions (excerpt):

  • Director, Institute of Discrete Mathematics, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Director, Institute of Information Processing, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, National University of Singapore

Visiting Positions (excerpt):

  • The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ, USA)
  • University of California at San Diego (La Jolla, CA, USA)
  • University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia)
  • Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA, USA)
  • Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • ETH (Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Université de la Méditerranée (Marseille-Luminy, France)

    Academic Honors and Awards

    • Full member, Austrian Academy of Sciences
    • Full member and former member of the presidium, German Academy of Natural Sciences Leopoldina
    • Cardinal Innitzer Prize for Natural Sciences in Austria
    • Invited speaker at ICM 1998 (Berlin) and ICIAM 2003 (Sydney)
    • Singapore National Science Award 2003
    • 2013 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

    Research interests

    • Numerical Analysis
    • Pseudorandom Numbers
    • Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods
    • Cryptology
    • Finite Fields
    • Applied Algebra
    • Algorithms
    • Number Theory
    • Coding Theory


    Journal Publication (30)

    Book/Monograph (8)

    Conference Contribution: Publication in Proceedings (1)

    Contribution in Collection (10)