CIS Seminar Series 2023 - 2024


Alexis Korb , UCLA
Hard Languages in NP ∩ coNP and NIZK Proofs from Unstructured Assumptions
Speaker(s): Alexis Korb
Date: Friday, October 13, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G-882, Hewlett Room
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Daniel Wichs,
Universal Amplification of KDM Security: From 1-Key to Multi-Key
Speaker(s): Daniel Wichs
Date: Friday, October 27, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G-882, Hewlett Room
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Alexandra Henzinger , CSAIL MIT
Private Web Search with Tiptoe
Speaker(s): Alexandra Henzinger
Date: Friday, November 03, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G882, Hewlett Room
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Jiahui Liu , University of Texas
Quantum Key Leasing for PKE and FHE with a Classical Lessor
Speaker(s): Jiahui Liu
Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G-882, Hewlett Room
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Cody Freitag ,
Public-Coin, Complexity-Preserving, Succinct Arguments of Knowledge for NP from Collision-Resistance
Speaker(s): Cody Freitag
Date: Friday, December 01, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G-882 Hewlett Room
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Alex Lombardi, Princeton
SNARGs, Propositional Proofs, and Local Unsatisfiability
Speaker(s): Alex Lombardi
Date: Friday, December 08, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Vinod Vaikuntanathan, vinodv@csail.mit.edu

Jad Silbak,
Explicit Codes for Poly-Size Circuits and Functions that are Hard to Sample on Low Entropy Distributions
Speaker(s): Jad Silbak
Date: Friday, December 15, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G-882, Hewlett Room
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Luowen Qian,
Unconditionally secure quantum commitments with preprocessing
Speaker(s): Luowen Qian
Date: Friday, February 16, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 Hewlett Room
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Surya Mathialagan, MIT EECS,
POSTPONED: Adaptively Sound Zero-Knowledge SNARKs for UP
Speaker(s): Surya Mathialagan, MIT EECS
Date: Friday, February 23, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 Hewlett Room
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Surya Mathialagan, MIT EECS ,
Adaptively Sound Zero-Knowledge SNARKs for UP
Speaker(s): Surya Mathialagan, MIT EECS
Date: Friday, March 15, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 Hewlett Room
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Ari Karchmer (Boston University),
Learning from Nisan's natural proofs
Speaker(s): Ari Karchmer (Boston University)
Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 Hewlett Room
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Valerio Cini (NTT Research),
Valerio Cini:: Lattice-Based SNARKs: Publicly Verifiable, Preprocessing, and Recursively Composable
Speaker(s): Valerio Cini (NTT Research)
Date: Friday, April 05, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 (Hewlett)
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Aparna Gupte (MIT),
Aparna Gupte: How to Construct Quantum FHE, Generically
Speaker(s): Aparna Gupte (MIT)
Date: Friday, May 03, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 (Hewlett)
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Miranda Christ (Columbia University),
Pseudorandom Error-Correcting Codes
Speaker(s): Miranda Christ (Columbia University)
Date: Friday, May 10, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 Hewlett Room
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

Alessandro Chiesa (EPFL),
Alessandro Chiesa: On Succinct Arguments from Ideal Hash Functions
Speaker(s): Alessandro Chiesa (EPFL)
Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 STAR/KIVA
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. First Last, Affiliation,
SEMINAR TRAINING
Speaker(s): First Last, Affiliation
Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G925
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Seyoon Ragavan (affiliation),
Seyoon Ragavan: Indistinguishability Obfuscation from Bilinear Maps and LPN Variants
Speaker(s): Seyoon Ragavan (affiliation)
Date: Friday, September 20, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32-G882 Hewlett
Contact: Megan F Farmer, mfarmer@csail.mit.edu