The ICTEAM Best Thesis Award 2023 was granted to Gaëtan Cassiers for his thesis entitled "Composable and efficient masking schemes for side-channel secure implementations" (supervisor : François-Xavier Standaert). Since Gaëtan is currently a postdoctoral researchear at IAIK of TU Graz, he couldn't be present. His supervisor, Prof. F.-X. Standaert, picked up the diploma on his behalf.
Moreover, the selection jury decided to grant a special mention to Roselien Vercauteren for a remarkable thesis with outstanding interdisciplinary and dissemination aspects. Roselien's thesis is entitled "Porous silicon flow-through membrane: application to the optical detection of bacteria from their lysate" (supervisors : Laurent Francis and Jacques Mahillon)
The award and special mention were granted during the ICTEAM Day on May 25, 2023.
The selection jury was chaired by François Glineur. The other members were Y. Deville, J.-D. Legat and O. Pereira.
The ICTEAM Thesis Award, which consists of an amount of 2000 €, is granted yearly to the best doctoral thesis that was publicly defended in the course of the previous civil year and for which at least one of the co-directors is officially a member of ICTEAM.