Pim Tuyls

 Position Pim Tuyls works at the Nat.Lab in Eindhoven , the main research                  laboratory of Philips. For more than two years he heads a cluster in applied  cryptography.                                                                                                     
Research Interests General: Cryptography, Information Theory, Quantum Information theory 

In Particular:

  • Secure Biometrics (Privacy Protection)
  • Secure Multiparty Computation: Privacy e.g. Secure Profile Matching
  • Physical Uncloneable Functions (PUFs)
  • Quantum Crypto:
    • Quantum Secret Sharing
    • Quantum Key Exchange
    • Quantum Bit Commitment


  1. P. Tuyls, A.Verbeure, Spectrum of the Squeezing Operators, Il Nuovo Cimento, B 108, 103-108,1993.
  2. P. Tuyls, M. Van Canneyt, A.Verbeure, Angular Momentum Fluctuations for an Ideal Bose Gas in a rotating Bucket, J. Phys A, 28, 1-18, 1995.
  3. P. Tuyls, M. Van Canneyt, A.Verbeure, Anomalous Angular Momentum Fluctuations for an Ideal Bose Gas in a Rotating Bucket, Europhys. Lett., 27,17-21, 1994.
  4. J. Andries, M. Fannes, P. Tuyls, R. Alicki, The Dynamical Entropy of the Quantum Arnold Cat Map, Lett. Math. Phys, 35, 375-383, 1995.
  5. R. Alicki, J. Andries, M. Fannes, P. Tuyls, An algebraic Approach to the Kolmogorov Sinai Entropy, Rev. Math. Phys, 8, 2, 167-194, 1996.
  6. M. Fannes, P. Tuyls, A Continuity Property of Quantum Dynamical Entropy, Inf. Dim. Analysis, Quantum Prob Related Topics, 2, 511-527, 1999.
  7. P. Tuyls, Quantisation: Non-Commutative Dynamical Entropy, Rep. Math. Phys., Proceedings, 38, 1996.
  8. P. Tuyls, Towards Quantum KS Entropy, Proceedings of the XXI International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, Goslar, Germany.
  9. P. Tuyls, Towards Quantum Kolmogorov-Sinai Entropy, Ph. D. Thesis, Leuven, 1997.
  10. M.C.J.M. Vissenberg, P. Tuyls, D.W. Harberts, H.D. van Den Berg, High Sensitivity CRTs with Filled Yoke, J. SID, 10, 3, 215-222, 2002. 
  11. P. Tuyls, B. Skoric, K. Schep, H. Boots, J. Penninga, 3D Simulation Tool for RAC Magnetic Deflection Units, SID 2001.
  12. M.P.C.M. Krijn, M. de Jong, R.J. Lange, B. Skoric, P. Tuyls, R.J. van Wesenbeeck, M.H. Wassink, Transposed Scanning: The Way to Realize Super Slim CRTs, SID 2001.
  13. P. Tuyls, T.Kevenaar, G.J. Schrijen, T.Staring, M. van Dijk, Security Displays enabling Secure Communications, LNCS.
  14. P. Tuyls, On Coherent Quantum Information, Proceedings ISIT 2003
  15. P. Tuyls, H.D.L. Hollmann, J.H. van Lint, L. Tolhuizen, Secret Sharing Schemes for XOR Based Visual Cryptography, submitted to Designs Codes and Cryptography.
  16. J.P. Linnartz, P. Tuyls, New Shielding Functions to Enhance Privacy and Prevent Misuse of Biometric Templates, AVBPA 2003, LNCS, pdf file.
  17. E. Verbitskiy, P. Tuyls, D. Denteneer, J.P. Linnartz, Reliable Biometric Authentication with Privacy Protection, Benelux Symposium on Information Theory, May 2003, pdf file.
  18. M. van Dijk, P. Tuyls, Proof of Execution with Applications in Electronic Commerce, preprint.
  19. M. van Dijk, T.A.M. Kevenaar, G.J. Schrijen, P. Tuyls, Improved Constructions of Secret Sharing Schemes by (\lambda, \omega) decompositions, proceedings ISIT 2003.
  20. A. Nascimento, H. Imai, J. Muller-Quade, P. Tuyls, A. Winter, A Quantum Information Theoretic Model for Quantum Secret Sharing Schemes, preprint submitted to QIC, pdf file.
  21. P. Tuyls, E. Verbitskiy, T. Ignatenko, D.W.E. Schobben, A.H.M. Akkermans, Privacy Protected Biometric Templates: Acoustic Ear Identification, Accepted for SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, April 2004, Orlando.
  22. T. Verhulst, M. Johnson, T. Kevenaar, G.J. Schrijen, P. Tuyls, Security Display: Smart-Card like LCD for Visually Decrypted Information, IDW 2003.
  23. B. Schoenmakers, P. Tuyls, Efficient Secure Multiparty Computation under the DDH Assumption, submitted to Eurocrypt 2004.
  24. J. Goseling, P. Tuyls, Information Theoretic Approach to Privacy Protection of Biometric Templates, preprint accepted at ISIT 2004.
  25. P. Tuyls, B. Skoric, S. Stallinga, A.H.M. Akkermans, W.Ophey, An Information Theoretic Model for Physical Uncloneable Functions, preprint, accepted to ISIT 2004.
  26. P. Tuyls and Jasper Goseling, Capacity and Examples of Template Protecting Biometric Authentication Systems, accepted at BioAW2004, Praag, pdf-file.
  • In Dec 2002, I gave a course on Quantum Cryptography at the TUE in Eindhoven. The notes of this course will be here available soon.
Contributions on Conferences
Program Committee Member: 
  • Benelux Symposium on Information Theory 2003, 
  • MidWinter Symposium On Information Theory 2004.

Conference Contributions:

  • ISIT 2002, ISIT 2003
  • Benelux Symposium on Information Theory 2003
  • AVBPA 2003
  • Conference on Pervasive Computing 2003, Boppard Germany
  • WIC 2004, pdf-file.
  • Leuven 28 Jan 2004, abstracts, pdf-file1, pdf-file2.

Prof Holstlaan 4,


5656 AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands

email adress: look in one of the papers here available