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Ron Steinfeld received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 2003 from Monash University, Australia. Since 2020, he is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia. Following his Ph.D. Ron worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in cryptography and information security at Macquarie University, Australia, holding the positions of Macquarie University Research Fellow in cryptography and information security (2007-2009), and ARC Australian Research Fellow in cryptography and information security (2009- 2012). Ron completed his ARC Research Fellowship at Monash University (2012-2014). During 2015-2019,  he was a Senior Lecturer. His main research interests are in the design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms and protocols, in particular in the areas of lattice-based cryptography. He has over 20 years of research experience in cryptography and information security. He has published more than 70 research papers in international refereed conferences and journals, more than 10 of which have each been cited over 100 times. He received the ASIACRYPT 2015 best paper award. He has served on the technical Program Committee of numerous international conferences in cryptography, is an editorial board member of the journal `Designs Codes and Cryptography’, and consults in cryptography design for the software industry.