Mehmet Sabir Kiraz received his bachelor’s from Mathematics Department at Middle East Technical University in 2000. He worked at IT departments of Pamukbank and Yapi Kredi Bank as software engineer between June 2000 and September 2002. In October 2002, he started his M.Sc. studies at International Max Planck Research Institute for Computer Science, Germany and completed in November 2003.
He received his PhD. from Computer Science department at Eindhoven Technical University, the Netherlands in March 2008. His Ph.D. thesis title is “Secure and Fair Two-Party Computation”. He then worked at PHILIPS, Eindhoven and TOMTOM, Amsterdam as a test coordinator between 2008 and 2010.
He worked at TUBITAK BILGEM Informatics and Information Security Research Center as a chief researcher between January 2010 and November 2018. He was director of Blockchain Research Lab at TUBITAK BILGEM between May 2017 and November 2018.
He has been promoted to associate professor (Cryptography-Algebra and Number Theory) by Inter- University Council of Turkey in March 2017. Since November 208 he has been working at Cyber Security Center, De Montfort University, UK.