Haetham AL ASWAD

PhD student at INRIA-Nancy

Contact :
Tel.+33 (0)
Bureau B250
LORIA, Campus Scientifique,
F54506 Vandœuvre lès Nancy


  • 2020 – 2021, Master 2 in Applied algebra, University of Versailles, Versailles
  • 2020, Degree of agrégation in Mathematics
  • 2019 – 2020, Master 2 preparation of the agrégation in Mathematics, University of Paris sud, Orsay
  • 2018 – 2019, Master 1 in fundamental Mathematics, University of Paris sud, Orsay
  • 2017 – 2018, Bachelor’s degree in fundamental and applied Mathematics, University of Paris sud, Orsay


  • Oct 2021 – continues, PhD on Discrete logarithm in finite fields, LORIA, Nancy, under the supervision of Emmanuel Thomé and Cécile PIERROT
  • May 2022 –June 2022, research stay at the University of California, UCSD, San Diego, under the supervision of Emmanuel Thomé et Nadia Heninger
  • March 2021 – Sept 2021, Internship on the individual logarithm in NFS, LORIA, Nancy, under the supervision of Cécile PIERROT
  • Dec 2020 – Feb 2021, Implementation in C of the Hellman-Reyneri algorithm for the discrete logarithm in smallcharacteristics, University of Versailles, Versailles
  • 2019, 40h, Internship : Teaching in high school, lycée des loges, Evry
  • August 2019, one week, Internship MathInFoly:  Introduction to cryptography and proofs with Coq, Insa, Lyon
  • 2019 Master 1 thesis: Study of the group representation’s theory and an application to random walks on finite groups, under the supervision of FRESLON Amaury, University of Paris sud, Orsay
  • August 2018, Bachelor’s thesis: Study of the quality of digital hand signatures using fractal dimensions, under the direction of HOUMANI Nesma, Institute of Mines Télécom, Evry
  • 2016 Co-author of the comic book Haytham une jeunesse syrienne, edition Dargaud. Comic book co-written with the writer Nicolas Hénin and the cartoonist Kuyng Park


  • Oct 2021 – May 2022, 64h, Tutor in Programming in python and data structure, advanced algorithms and complexities, and operations research, École des mines, Nancy
  • Jan 2022, 35h, Supervision of an « observation internship » for a ninth grader: Studying primality tests, LORIA, Nancy
  • 2019 – 2021, 2h per week, Tutor in first year of Science and Mathematics, Classe préparatoire Blaise Pascal, Orsay
  • 2017 – 2018, 20h, Tutor in a year for preparation for Science at university, University of Paris Sud, Orsay

Languages and programming languages

Bilingual: French and Arabic
Fluently: English
Programming: Python, Sage, C, Java, Matlab, and beginner in Coq


Won the chess championship of the city of Deraa in Syria in the children category.
Inline skating
Ping pong, Pool, Basketball