Dr Kim Nguyen
Dr. Kim Nguyen studied mathematics and physics at the universities of Göttingen
(Germany) and Cambridge (UK) and received a Ph.D. in mathematics for his work on the
relation between classical number theory and cryptographic security of elliptic curves.
After two years working as a cryptographer with Phillips Semiconductors he joined the
German Federal Print (Bundesdruckerei GmbH) in 2003. At that time he was responsible
for the topics of cryptographic and chip security as well as infrastructure aspects in the
ePassport and eID projects in Germany.
Since 2012 he is now responsible for all technical security topics within the
Bundesdruckerei GmbH as Chief Scientist of Security. He additionally took over the
position of Managing Director of D-TRUST, the trust centre of Bundesdruckerei GmbH, in
Dr. Kim Nguyen was awarded the title “Fellow” in June 2015.
As of 1st of January 2019 he leads the business unit “Trusted Services” of