Curriculum vitae

Dipl. Ing. Simon Hoerder
Official photo dating from 2006









Birth:
31.01.1983 in Lindenberg i. Allgäu


School and University:

Year School
1989 - 1993 Grundschule Weßling (elementary school)
1993 - 2002 Carl-Spitzweg-Gymnasium Unterpfaffenhofen
(high school, mathematical & natural sciences division)
Leistungskurse (intensive courses): Mathematics, Geography
Thesis: "Automaten-Klassifizierung und Beispiele" (classification of automatas and examples), score: 15/15
Final mark: 2,1
2002 - 2009 Ruhr Universität Bochum

Subject: "Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik" (IT-Security)
Vordiplom (a little less than a bachelor) mark: 2,8
Chosen Subjects (after the Vordiplom):
  • "Implementation of cryptographic procedures" and "Algebraic Coding for secure data transmission", mark: 1,3
  • "Elementary Number Theory" and "VLSI-Design", mark: 1,3
  • "Integrated circuits for mobile communication systems" and "Finite fields and their applications", mark: 1,0

Ungraded chosen Subjects (after the Vordiplom):

  • "Implementation of cryptographic procedures II"
  • "Measurement procedures for semiconductor technology"

Studienarbeit: "The McEliece Cryptosystem: Coding Theory and Cryptography" (See Papers & more for pdf file.)

2009 - University of Bristol
PhD studies in "Architectural and Micro-architectural Countermeasures against Physical Attack" under the supervision of Dr. Dan Page and Dr. Elisabeth Oswald.



Work:

Time Employer
2000-2002 Martin GmbH
temporary jobs and two week internship
Juli/August 2002 PC-Markt Gilching, Kübrich & Ballo GmbH
eight week internship
October 2004 - February 2005 cv cryptovision gmbh
five month internship at the device security department
May 2006 - August 2006 Lehrstuhl für Kryptologie und IT-Sicherheit
a students job maintaining www.mystery-twister.de and the respective servers
October 2006 - March 2007 Lehrstuhl für Netz- und Datensicherheit
a students job to include lecture notes into the W3L E-Learning platform
April 2007 - July 2007 Lehrstuhl für Kryptologie und IT-Sicherheit
students job assisting the lecture "Cryptography II"



Other:

non-profit 2003 Second speaker of the "Haus Michael auf Draht - Inititativkreis zur Vernetzung des Studierendenwohnheims Haus Michael und Umgebung e.V." (http://www.rub.de/mad/)
2003 First speaker of the "Haus Michael auf Draht - Inititativkreis zur Vernetzung des Studierendenwohnheims Haus Michael und Umgebung e.V." (http://www.rub.de/mad/)
Languages German: native speaker
English: 9 years high school, several stays in England and America, some in native families
French: 5 years high school
Italian: Enough to survive
Spanish: Enough to survive
Driving license Class B (German)