Pia Bauspieß

Pia Bauspieß, M.Sc.

Position: Ph.D. Student Member
Office: Trondheim
Email: pia.bauspiess -at- ntnu.no


Pia Bauspieß received her B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2018 and her M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with a focus on IT-Security from University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany, in 2021. Since 2021 she is a Ph.D. Student Member of da/sec at the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Her current research focuses on privacy-preserving biometrics with particular interest in homomorphic encryption and post-quantum cryptography.

Research Interests

  • Biometrics
  • Biometric Information Protection
  • Homomorphic Encryption
  • Post-Quantum Cryptography


  • Pia Bauspieß, Jonas Olafsson, Jascha Kolberg, Pawel Drozdowski, Christian Rathgeb, Christoph Busch, “Improved Homomorphically Encrypted Biometric Identification Using Coefficient Packing”, in IWBF, 2022. [PDF coming soon]
  • Alexander Wiesmaier, Nouri Alnahawi, Tobias Grasmeyer, Julian Geißler, Alexander Zeier, Pia Bauspieß, Andreas Heinemann, “On PQC Migration and Crypto-Agility “, in arXiv preprint, 2021. [PDF]
  • Pia Bauspieß, Jascha Kolberg, Daniel Demmler, Juliane Krämer, Christoph Busch, “Post-Quantum Secure Two-Party Computation for Iris Biometric Template Protection”, in WIFS, 2020. [PDF]
  • Jascha Kolberg, Pia Bauspieß, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Christian Rathgeb, Markus Dürmuth, Christoph Busch, “Template Protection based on Homomorphic Encryption: Computationally Efficient Application to Iris-Biometric Verification and Identification”, in WIFS, 2019. [PDF]