Mark Hamilton was awarded his B.Sc. Degree in Microelectronic Engineering in 2008. He received his degree from University College Cork. Mark is a member of the Coding and Cryptography research group at UCC under the supervisor of Dr. Liam Marnane. He is also a member of the Claude Shannon Institute for Discrete Mathematics, Coding and Cryptography. He is currently working on hardware implementations of elliptic curve processors.