# PKC Test-of-Time Award to Ivan Damgård

Congratulations to Professor Ivan Damgård who yesterday was awarded the PKC (the Public Key Cryptography conference ) Test of Time Award. The award recognizes outstanding papers, published in PKC about 15 years ago, making a significant contribution to the theory and practice of public key cryptography, preferably with influence either on foundations or on the practice of the field. Ivan Damgård was acknowledged for the paper **“**A Generalisation, a Simplication and Some Applications of Paillier's Probabilistic Public-Key System**”,** which is written in collaboration with Mads Jurik. Read the full paper: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F3-540-44586-2_9