Maximilian Schöffel, M.Sc.


Gebäude 12, Raum 224
67663 Kaiserslautern


Telefon: (+49) 631 / 205-3638
Fax: (+49) 631 / 205-4437
Email: m.schoeffel(at)


  • Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC)
  • Efficient Implementation of Key Establishment Algorithms
  • Efficient Implementation of Digital Signature Algorithms



Exploration of Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting for Secure, TLS-based Industial IoT Nodes
F. Lauer, M. Schöffel, C. Rheinländer, N. Wehn. International Conference on Internet of Things (ICIOT-2022), December, 2022, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Code-based Cryptography in IoT: A HW/SW Co-Design of HQC
M. Schöffel,J. Feldmann, N. Wehn. IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, November, 2022, Yokohama, Japan.
Best Paper Award

A 22nm ASIC for Flexible Post-Quantum Cryptography
P. Karl, J. Schupp, D. Basu-Roy, M. Schöffel, J. Feldmann, N. Wehn, G. Sigl. Workshop on Topics in hArdware SEcurity and RISC-V (TASER), September, 2022, Leuven, Belgium.

Secure IoT in the Era of Quantum Computers — Where Are the Bottlenecks?
M. Schöffel, F. Lauer, C. Rheinländer, N. Wehn. Sensors, Special Issue "Lightweight Security Integrity and Confidentiality for Internet of Things (IoT)”, March, 2022.

On the Energy Costs of Post-Quantum KEMs in TLS-based Low-Power Secure IoT
M. Schöffel, F. Lauer, C. Rheinländer, N. Wehn.6th ACM/IEEE Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation, May, 2021, Nashville, TN, USA.