ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS
 PhD, Computer Science, University of Manitoba (Canada), 1993
 Doctoral Dissertation: Applications of Algebraic Number Theory to Cryptography
Supervisor: Prof. H.C. Williams
 Diplom (BSc & MSc),
Mathematics, University of Cologne (Germany), 1987
 Diplomarbeit (Master's thesis): Algebra and Arithmetic of Cubic Forms and Cubic Number Fields
(in German)
Supervisor: Prof. W. Jehne
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 Professor
 Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Calgary, since 2008
 Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, since 2008
 Graduate Program Director
 Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Calgary, 20112016
 Associate Professor
 Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Calgary, 20012008
 Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, 20012008
 Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, 19992001
 Department of Computer & Information Sciences, University of Delaware (courtesy appointment), 19992001
 Assistant Professor
 Department of Computer & Information Sciences, University of Delaware (courtesy appointment), 19951999
 Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, 19931999
TEACHING
 University of Calgary
 CPSC/PMAT 669 Cryptography
 CPSC/PMAT 629 Elliptic Curves and Cryptography
 PMAT 529/649 Advanced Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
 PMAT 503.04 Modern Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
 CPSC 502 Research Project
 CPSC 429 Applied Cryptography
 PMAT 429 Cryptography  Design and Analysis of Cryptosystems
 CPSC/PMAT 418 Introduction to Cryptography
 CPSC 413 Design and Analysis of Algorithms I
 MATH 401 Topics in Cryptography
 PMAT 329 Introduction to Cryptography
 PMAT 317 Honours Algebra I
 PMAT 315 Algebra I
 CPSC 313 Introduction to Computability
 MATH 211 Linear Methods I
 University of Waterloo
 M135 Algebra
 University of Delaware
 MATH826 Topics in Cryptography
 MATH672 Vector Spaces
 MATH650 Abstract Algebra
 MATH567 Discrete Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
 MATH466 Introduction to Number Theory and Cryptography (independent study)
 MATH466 Cryptography (independent study)
 MATH451 Abstract Algebra
 MATH389 Graph Theory
 MATH315 Discrete Mathematics II
 MATH222 Calculus II
 MATH221 Calculus I
 MATH210 Discrete Mathematics I
 University of Manitoba
 74.327 Formal Languages and Automata
 74.120 Introductory Computer Science
 74.100 Information Technology for Management
 Special Graduate Teaching
 Introduction to Function Fields (5 lectures)

UNCG Summer School in Computational Number Theory 2016, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (North Carolina, USA),
May 30  June 3, 2016
 Function Fields and Curves (2 lectures)
 FieldsTIMC Workshop on Functions and Geometries over Finite Fields, Carleton University, Ottawa (Ontario, Canada), July 8 & 9, 2015
 Algorithmic Number Theory in Function Fields (6 lectures)
 Distinguished Graduate Lecture Series, Ewha Womans University, Fall 2014
 Global Function Fields from an Algorithmic Perspective (5 lectures)
 RMMC Graduate Summer School, University of Wyoming, 2006
 Number Theoretic Cryptology (4 weeks)
 AARMS Graduate Summer School, Memorial University, 2004
STUDENTS
 Postdoctoral
 Ha Tran (PhD, Mathematics, University of Tor Vergata Rome, Italy, 2015), 20162018
 Felix Fontein (PhD, Mathematics, University of Zuerich, Switzerland, 2008), 20092010
 Qingquan Wu (PhD, Mathematics, University of Illinois, 2007), 20082010
 Pieter Rozenhart (PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2009), 2009
 Eric Landquist (PhD, Mathematics, University of Illinois, 2009), 2009
 Stephane Lemieux (PhD, Mathematics, University of Alberta, 2004), 20042006
 Roger Patterson (PhD, Mathematics, Macquarie University, Australia, 2004), 20042006
 Doctoral
 Sumin Leem, PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary (expected 2019)
 Perlas Caranay, PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary (expected 2017)
 Monireh Rezai Rad, PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2016
 Colin Weir, PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2013
 Adrian Tang, PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2011
 Eric Landquist, PhD, Mathematics, University of Illinois, 2009
 Pieter Rozenhart, PhD, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2009
 Qingquan Wu, PhD, Mathematics, University of Illinois, 2007
 Master's
 Evan MacNeil, MSc, Mathematics, Universty of Calgary (expected 2018)
 Parthasarathi Das, MSc, Computer Science, University of Calgary (expected 2017)
 Honyan Wang, MSc, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2016
 Vanessa Dixon, MSc, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2011
 Perlas Caranay, MSc, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2009
 Manisha Parmar, MSc, Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2008
 Karel Bergmann, MSc, Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2007
 Taysia Krivoruchko, MSc, Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2007
 Nick Sullivan, MSc, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2007
 Richard Cannings, MSc, Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2004
 Daniel Weimer, Diplom (MSc), Mathematics, Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany), 2004
 Brendan Oseen, MSc, Mathematics, University of Calgary, 2003
 Undergraduate
 Boonyarit (Ken) Intiyot, BSc Honors, Mathematics, University of Delaware, 1998
RESEARCH GRANTS
 Sole Investigator
 NSERC Discovery Grant, 20112019
 NSERC Discovery Grant, 20062011
 NSERC Research Grant, 20022006
 NSA Young Investigator Grant, 20002003
 NSF Research Grant, 19961998
 University of Delaware Research Foundation (UDRF) Grant, 19941995
 Partner or CoInvestigator
 PIMS Collaborative Research Group on Explicit Methods for Abelian Varieties (Group Leader: Mike Jacobson), 20152018
 PIMS Collaborative Research Group on LFunctions and Number Theory (Group Leader: Matt Greenberg), 20102013
 CNRS Project for International Scientific Cooperation
(Principal Investigator M. Jacobson, CoInvestigator L. Imbert), 20102013
 NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grant (Principal Investigator: G. Chen), 2009
 NSERC Strategic Grant (Principal Investigator V. Dimitrov), 20042007
 MITACS Award (Principal Grant Holders H.C. Williams & A. Menezes), 20032007
 PIMS Collaborative Research Group on Number Theory (Group Leaders: Peter Borwein and David Boyd), 20032005
 University of Calgary Research Excellence Envelope, 20032005
 University of Calgary Capital StartUp, 20012003
RECENT PRESENTATIONS
 Invited Research Presentations
 Numerical tests of two conjectures in fake real quadratic orders
 AMMCS International Conference IV, Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada),
August 22, 2017
 Workshop on Computational Algebraic Geometry, Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada), June 9, 2017
 A class of ArtinSchreier curves with
many automorphisms
 Alberta Number Theory Days, Banff (Alberta, Canada), March 19, 2017
 Fake Real Quadratic Orders
 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta (Georgia, USA), January 5, 2017
 PIMS Distinguished Lecture, University of Lethbridge (Alberta, Canada), November 24, 2016
 Computing quadratic function fields with high 3rank via cubic field tabulation
 CMS Summer Meeting, Edmonton (Alberta, Canada), June 25, 2016
 Zeta functions of a class of ArtinSchreier curves with
many automorphisms
 Pacific Northwest Number Theory Conference, Oregon State University, Corvallis (Oregon, USA), May 15, 2016
 University of Bordeaux (France), March 3, 2015
 University of French Polynesia, Pape'ete (Tahiti, French Polynesia), January 22, 2015
 University of Auckland (New Zealand), November 26, 2014
 Comparison of scalar multiplication on hyperelliptic curves
 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle (Washington, USA), January 8, 2016
 Ewha Womans University, Seoul (South Korea), October 29, 2014
 Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo (Japan), September 30, 2014
 An introduction to hyperelliptic curve arithmetic
 Prairie Discrete Math Workshop, Banff (Alberta, Canada), August 7, 2015
 The 12th International Conference on Finite Fields and Their Applications (Fq12), Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs (New York, USA), July 16, 2015
 University of Montpellier (France), May 6, 2015
 Construction of all cubic function fields of a given squarefree discriminant
 FieldsTIMC Workshop on Functions and Geometries over Finite Fields, Carleton University, Ottawa (Ontario, Canada), July 10, 2015
 CP70  Elementary, analytic, and algorithmic number theory: Research inspired by the mathematics of Carl Pomerance, University of Georgia, Athens (Georgia, USA), June 9, 2015
 Effective onedimensional infrastructure in function fields of arbitrary degree
 13th Conference of the Canadian Number Theory Association (CNTA XIII), Carleton University, Ottawa (Ontario, Canada), June 19, 2014
 Alberta Number Theory Days, Banff (Alberta, Canada), April 19, 2014
 SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry AG13, Colorado State University, Fort Collins (Colorado, USA), August 2, 2013
 Classification and symmetries of a family of continued fractions with bounded period length
 Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar, University of Lethbridge (Alberta, Canada), December 9, 2013
 AWM  40 Years and Counting Conference, Brown University, Providence (Rhode Island, USA), September 18, 2011
 Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans (Louisiana, USA), January 9, 2011
 Distribution of class numbers of function fields
 CMS Winter Meeting, Montreal (Quebec, Canada), December 8, 2012
 Cubic function field tabulation and 3ranks of hyperelliptic curves
 CMS Summer Meeting, Regina (Saskatchewan, Canada), June 3, 2012
 Ramification groups and different exponents in ArtinSchreier composita
 Algebra & Number Theory Seminar, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (Saskatchewan, Canada), April 20, 2012
 Infrastructure of function fields
 Fields Institute Conference in Number Theory, Carleton University, Ottawa (Ontario, Canada), June 29, 2011
 Alberta Number Theory Days, Banff International Research Station, Banff (Alberta, Canada), June 18, 2011
 Efficient divisor reduction on hyperelliptic curves
 Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans (Louisiana, USA), January 7, 2011
 Contributed Research Presentations
 Hyperelliptic curve arithmetic (a shifty affair)
 West Coast Number Theory Conference, Pacific Grove (California, USA), December 18, 2016
 Explorations of the real SchurCohn region
 Number Nosh, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), January 13, 2016
 West Coast Number Theory Conference, Pacific Grove (California, USA), December 18, 2015
 Shorter compact representations on hyperelliptic
curves
 West Coast Number Theory Conference, Pacific Grove (California, USA), December 16, 2013
 Distribution of class numbers of function fields
 West Coast Number Theory Conference, Pacific Grove (California, USA), December 17, 2012
 Vertical symmetries in continued fractions of Schinzel sleepers
 West Coast Number Theory Conference, Pacific Grove (California, USA), December 18, 2011
 Invited Public Lectures and Outreach Events
 Lecture, Cryptography, and scavenger hunt
 Math Camp, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), July 7, 2017
 CEMC Workshop in Computer Science for Young Women,
University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
 June 11, 2014; June 11, 2013; June 13, 2012; June 13, 2011; June 14, 2010
 Lecture, A gentle introduction to (hyper)elliptic curves and their use in cryptography
 Calgary SIAM Chapter biweekly lecture series, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), March 16, 2017
 Lecture, When prime numbers factor
 University of Hawai'i Manoa, Honolulu (Hawai'i, USA), February 12, 2015
 Ewha Womans University, Seoul (South Korea), October 16, 2014
 Lecture, Primes and factorizations
 University of French Polynesia, Pape'ete (Tahiti, French Polynesia), January 26, 2015
 Lecture, How to communicate a shared secret  elliptic curve cryptography
 Interdisciplinary Research Forum, University of Calgary (Alberta Canada), January 28, 2012
EDITORIAL BOARDS
 Journals
 SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry, since 2016
 Advances in Mathematics of Communications, since 2006
 Mathematics of Computation, 20062014
 Special Volumes
 WIN  Women in Numbers: Research Directions in Number Theory (A. Cojocaru, K. Lauter, R. Pries and R. Scheidler, eds), Fields Institute Communications, vol. 60, American Mathematical Society, 2011
REVIEW PANELS
 Member, NSERC Evaluation Group 1508 Mathematics & Statistics, 20152018

 Member, Evaluation Committee, INRIA Research Theme Algorithmics, Computer Algebra and Cryptography, 2015
 Member, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences PDF Review Panel, 20122014
 Member, Alberta Ingenuity ICT Graduate Application Review Panel, 20102011
 Judge, MITACS Student Poster Competition, 2005
 Judge, CanadaWide High School and Junior High School Science Fair, University of Calgary, 2003
 Reviewer of a Proposed PhD Program, Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, 2002
CONFERENCE COMMITTEES
 Organizing Committees
 CNTAXIV, June 2024, 2016, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
 Graduate Summer School on Explicit Methods for Abelian Varieties, June 1618, 2016, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
 Computational Number Theory minisymposium, CAIMSAMMCS Congress, June 712, 2015, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo (Ontario, Canada)
 Experimental Methods in Number Theory session, CMS Summer Meeting, June 47, 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada)
 CNTA 2012, June 1722, 2012, University of Lethbrige (Alberta, Canada)
 ECC 2009, August 2426, 2009 , University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
 Graduate Summer School on Elliptic Curves, August 1922, 2009, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
 Alberta Number Theory Day, April 30, 2009, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
 BIRS Workshop WIN  Women in Numbers, November 27, 2008, Banff (Alberta, Canada)
 ANTSVIII, May 1722, 2008, Banff (Alberta, Canada)  Chair
 Thematic Program in Cryptography, August  December 2006, Fields Institute, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
 Workshop on Computational Challenges Arising in Algorithmic Number Theory and Cryptography, October 30  Nov. 3, 2006, Fields Institute, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)  Chair
 Number Theory Conference in Honour of Prof. H. C. Williams' 60th Birthday, May 2430, 2003, Banff (Alberta, Canada)
 Scientific Program Committees
 AG15, August 37, 2015, Daejeon (South Korea)
 ANTSXI, August 711, 2014, Gyeongju (South Korea)
 GeoCrypt 2013, October 711, 2013, Pape'ete, Tahiti (French Polynesia)
 SAC 2013, August 1416, 2013, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby (Alberta, Canada)
 ECC 2010, October 1921, 2010, Seattle (Washington, USA)
 CHiLE 2009, March 1620, 2009, Frutillar (Chile)
 BIRS Workshop WIN  Women in Numbers, November 27, 2008, Banff (Alberta, Canada)
 ANTSVI, June 1318, 2004, Burlington (Vermont, USA)
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
 Research Institutes
 Board Member, Institute for Security, Privacy and Information Assurance, University of Calgary, since 2013
 Affiliate Member, Institute for Quantum Science and Technology, University of Calgary, since 2013
 Member, Steering Committee, Institute for Security, Privacy and Information Assurance, University of Calgary, 20102013
 Affiliate Member, Institute for Quantum Information Science, University of Calgary, 20022013
 Research Associate, Alberta Informatics Circle of Research Excellence, 20012011
 Member, Management Board, Centre for Information Security and Cryptography, University of Calgary, 20012007
 Organizations and Societies
 Treasurer, Women in Number Theory, since 2015
 Member, Association for Women in Mathematics, since 2011
 Member, Canadian Mathematical Society, since 2001
 Member, American Mathematical Society, 19912001
Renate Scheidler's home page
Renate Scheidler's publications