Valérie Nachef has a PhD Thesis from Paris 6 University and an Habilitation thesis from the University of Cergy-Pontoise. She is Associate Professor in Mathematics at CY Cergy Paris Université. Her former research was descriptive set theory and functional analysis. She now works in cryptography. She published articles in many international conferences and she is also the co-author of a book in private key cryptography.
During several years, she was director of International Relations and Deputy Vice-President for International Relations at the University of Cergy-Pontoise.
She is now the director of the International Bachelor Y in Modelling and Data Science.