Samed Bajrić is a researcher at the Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks at the Jožef Stefan Institute. His main research interests include cryptology and in particular symmetric-key cryptography with emphasis on the design of cryptographic Boolean functions, and encryption algorithms for the Internet of Things (IoT).


  • Ph. D. in mathematics, University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, Koper, Slovenia, 2011 – 2014.
  • B. Sc. in mathematics, University of Tuzla, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Tuzla, BiH, 2006 – 2010.


  • Symmetric cryptography
  • Boolean functions
  • Lightweight cryptography for IoT


  • Young Research Fellowship by the Slovenian Research Agency, January 2011 – July 2014. Supervisor: Prof. Enes Pasalic, Ph. D.


  • Research assistant with Ph. D. at Jožef Stefan Institute, Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks, 2017 –
  • Teaching assistant at University of Nova Gorica, School for Viticulture and Enology, 2015 – 2016.
  • Teaching assistant at University of Primorska, FAMNIT, 2013 – 2016.


Laboratory for open systems and networks

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