Natalia Tokareva

Natalia Tokareva

Research Groups


Graduated from Novosibirsk State University (Department of Information Technologies - 2004, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics - 2006), Novosibirsk, Russia. In 2008 received a Ph.D. Degree from Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk, Russia.

2008 Fellowship of the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
2012 Fellowship of KU Leuven, Belgium (COSIC)
2018, 2019 Fellowship of University of Bergen, Norway

Professional Activity

Scientific research, teaching, supervision.

2009-till now a Senior researcher at Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
2011-till now an Associate professor at Novosibirsk State University
2011-till now a Head of Cryptographic center (Novosibirsk), see
2014-till now a General chair of NSUCRYPTO - the International Olympiad in Cryptography, see

Research interests:
Cryptographic Boolean functions. Block ciphers and S-boxes.
Cryptanalysis of symmetric ciphers. Light-weight cryptography.
Biometric data in cryptography. Blockchains. Quantum cryptography.
Discrete mathematics. Combinatorics. Graph theory. Algebra.