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:
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