Prof. Dr. Pascal Urien

Dr. Pascal Urien (http://www.enst.fr/~urien) is full professor at Telecom ParisTech; he graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and holds a PhD in computer science. He founded in 2007 the EtherTrust Company. His main research interests include security, smart cards, and NFC technologies, especially for networks and distributed computing architectures. He holds fifteen patents and about one hundred publications in these domains. Pascal collaborates in several industrial committees like the IETF. He participated in various French and European research projects. He is the father of the Internet smart card technology, which won two industrial awards, namely, Best Technological Innovation at cartes'2000 (Paris) and Most Innovative Product of Year at the Advanced Card Award 2001 (London). He invented the EAP smart card, that won two industrial awards, namely, Best Technological Innovation at cartes'2003 (Paris), and Breakthrough Innovation Award at CardTech/SecureTech 2004 (Washington DC). In 2006, he won a bronze award at the SecureTheWeb Developer Contest, organized by Gemalto and Microsoft. Pascal was one of the winners of French 9th and 11th national contest, for the support of innovative start-ups. Pascal is n IARIA Fellow.