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I am a Senior Lecturer in the mathematics department of the Higher Teacher Training College (Former ENS Annex Bambili, University of Yaounde 1).

I defended my Ph.D in Cryptography at the University of Rennes 1 (France) under the supervision of Sylvain Duquesne and Marcel Tonga  of the University of Yaounde 1.

I am interested mainly in Arithmetic of elliptic curves, efficient computation of pairings on elliptic and hyperelliptic curves for cryptograhy and Information security.

I am a member of the Research Team ERAL (Algebra and Logic, University of Yaounde 1). I am also part of the PRMAIS project which includes more than five universities in Sub-Saharan Africa for the development of mathematics (number theory, algebraic geometry, coding theory) and their applications to information security.


From January 2015 to January 2016, 1 was a Postdoc Research Engineer within the SIMPATIC Project (SIM and PAiring Theory for Information and Communications security), France.


I am organising an African Mathematical School in Mathematics and Cryptography together with the International conference CRAG-6 at the University of Bamenda. For more information visit the webpage.


PRMAIS: Pole of Research in Mathematic and their Applications for Information Security (Subsahararan Africa)

 Africans, Asiatiques, Europeans et Americans support our project:


ERAL: Equipe de Recherche en Algèbre et Logique (Université de Yaoundé 1, Cameroun)


Emmanuel Fouotsa

University of Bamenda
Higher Teachers Training College
Departement of Mathematics

Tel: 237 699 462 394
P.O. Box 39
Bambili - Cameroon
Central Africa


African MAthematical School - vendredi 15 janvier 2016

I am organising an African Mathematical School in Cryptography in June 2016, University of Bamenda. More information will be soon available. Contact me if you have any question.

Codes, Cryptology and Information Security - mardi 19 mai 2015

I have been invited to give a talk on Fault attack in Pairing based Cryptography, 25-28 May, 2015 (Morocco)

African Mathematical School, Franceville 2015 - samedi 14 mars 2015

AMS 2015: I will give a talk on cryptanalysis of the KMOV cryptosystem, 23 March-02 April 2015, Gabon

8th Pan African Congress of Mathematicians, Abuja 30 June-07 July 2013. - mercredi 3 juillet 2013

 I will present a talk on Elliptic Curves Cryptography at the Pan African Congress of Mathematicans, Abuja, Nigeria 30 June- 07 July.

Arithmetic of an Edwards model of elliptic curves defined over any fields - samedi 6 octobre 2012

 I will give a talk at Journées C2 Coding and Cryptography in France 

7-12 October 2012  

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Journées C2 - samedi 6 octobre 2012

Coding and Cryptography [7-12 October 2012] France

 I will give a talk titled Arithmetic of an Edwards model defined over any field.

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