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Jana Sotáková

I am a PhD student of Christian Schaffner, Serge Fehr and Peter Bruin at Institute of Logic, Language and Computational the University of Amsterdam (ILLC) and a part of the QuSoft Crypto group. I started my PhD in 2019 and expect to graduate in 2023.
During my PhD, I am working on:

Upcoming events and news

Articles and other work

  • Adventures in Supersingularland
    joint work with Sarah Arpin, Catalina Camacho-Navarro, Kristin Lauter, Joelle Lim, Kristina Nelson and Travis Scholl
    preprint available here or at eprint or at arXiv.
  • Eta quotients and class fields of imaginary quadratic fields
    masters thesis under the supervision of Marco Streng (Leiden, 2017) available here

Talks

  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    Diamant symposium, De Bilt, The Netherlands, November 2019
  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    COSIC public key crypto seminar, Leuven November 2019
  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    Student crypto seminar, Amsterdam, November 2019
    slides
  • Adventures in Supersingularland: A Look at Isogeny graphs
    Ei/PSI seminar in Eindhoven, October 2019
    slides

Conferences

Past

  • ECC 2019, December 2-4, 2019, Bochum
  • Isogeny-Based Cryptography Workshop, September 16-17, 2019, Birmingham
  • Women in Numbers, August 26-30, 2019, Rennes
    project: Isogeny graphs. Lead by Kristin Lauter and Chloe Martindale, with Laia Amoros Carafi and Annamaria Iezzi.
  • Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry, July 9-13, 2019, Bern
  • CMI-HIMR Summer School In Computational Number Theory, June 17-28, 2019, Bristol

Teaching

  • Modern Cryptography, Fall 2019
    at UvA with Christian Schaffner and Jan Czajkowski
    TA for introduction to cryptography for bachelor students in computer science
  • Math 16B, Spring 2019
    at UC Berkeley with Kelli Talaska
    GSI for the second semester of the introductory sequence in calculus for business majors
  • Math 16A, Fall 2018
    at UC Berkeley with Kelli Talaska
    GSI for the first semester of the introductory sequence in calculus for business majors
  • Math 1A, Spring 2018
    at UC Berkeley with Richard Bamler
    GSI for the first semester of the introductory sequence in calculus

Contact

📨️j DOT s DOT sotakova AT uva DOT nl

Where to find me on the Web

My ILLC website that is under construction.
My CWI website that is under construction.
My old website that contains some notes I've written.
An accurate log of my athletics endeavours can be found here.
I even have an Olympic.org site! It is very empty but I did attend the Youth Olympic Games in 2010: here is a link to the Wikipedia article about my race.
My Alma Mater profile.
My blog.