My research in cryptography is focused around zero knowledge proofs, multi-party computation, and authentication protocols. I have a PhD from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where I was advised by Matthew Green.


  • "Efficient Set Membership Encryption and Applications" Matthew Green, Abhishek Jain, and Gijs Van Laer - ACM CCS 2023 (PDF)
  • "Efficient Proofs of Software Exploitability for Real-world Processors" Matthew Green, Mathias Hall-Andersen, Eric Hennenfent, Gabriel Kaptchuk, Benjamin Perez, and Gijs Van Laer - PoPETS 2023 (PDF)
  • "Abuse Resistant Law Enforcement Access Systems" Matthew Green, Gabriel Kaptchuk, and Gijs Van Laer - Eurocrypt 2021 (PDF)


  • "An Implementation of the Camenisch-Lysyanskaya Blind Signature Scheme" Gijs Van Laer (2016, code)
  • "An Implementation of the Groth-Sahai NIZK Protocol" Gijs Van Laer (2016, code)
  • "Harden Zero Knowledge Password Proofs Against Offline Dictionary Attacks" Rono Dasgupta, Matthew Green, Aditya Patil, and Gijs Van Laer (Capstone project 2016, PDF)