Dr. Markku-Juhani O. Saarinen Cryptographer and Security Engineer


Round5 is our current NIST PQC proposal, a result of a merger between Round2 and Hila5 first-round candidates (I was the sole author of Hila5). The official homepage is at round5.org.

We have recently released a couple of papers on Round5:

The latter implementation paper is mostly out of date. A current implementation (with performance figures) is available in the r5embed project.