Cryptography and Information Security (CIS) Seminar Series 2015


Vanishree Rao, UCLA
Adaptive Multiparty Non-Interactive Key Exchange without Setup in the Standard Model
Speaker(s): Vanishree Rao
Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G449 Patil/KIva
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Raphael Bost,
Raphael Bost: Machine Learning Classification over Encrypted Data
Speaker(s): Raphael Bost
Date: Friday, February 06, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G575 - Special Location
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Silas Richelson,
Silas Richelson: Topology-Hiding Computation
Speaker(s): Silas Richelson
Date: Friday, February 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G449 Patil/Kiva
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Ben Fisch,
Ben Fisch: Physical Zero Knowledge and Secure Computation
Speaker(s): Ben Fisch
Date: Friday, March 06, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G575
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Ranjit Kumaresan, MIT
Ranjit Kumaresan: How to Use Bitcoin to Design Fair Protocols
Speaker(s): Ranjit Kumaresan
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G449 Patil/Kiva
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Omer Paneth,
Omer Paneth: On Obfuscation with Random Oracles
Speaker(s): Omer Paneth
Date: Friday, April 10, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G575
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Sergey Gorbunov,
Sergey Gorbunov: Graph-Induced Multilinear Maps from Lattices
Speaker(s): Sergey Gorbunov
Date: Friday, April 24, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Justin Holmgren,
Justin Holmgren: Succinctly Garbling and Obfuscating RAM programs
Speaker(s): Justin Holmgren
Date: Friday, May 01, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: D-463 Star
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Mark Zhandry,
Mark Zhandry: Order-Revealing Encryption and the Hardness of Private Learning
Speaker(s): Mark Zhandry
Date: Friday, May 08, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G882, Hewlett
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Aloni Cohen, MIT
Aloni Cohen: Publicly Verifiable Software Watermarking
Speaker(s): Aloni Cohen
Date: Friday, May 15, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G882 Hewlett
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617 324 7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Ranjit Kumaresan, MIT
Ranjit Kumaresan: Secure Computation with Minimal Interaction, Revisited
Speaker(s): Ranjit Kumaresan
Date: Friday, September 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett G-882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Silas Richelson,
Silas Richelson: On the Hardness of Learning with Rounding with Small Modulus
Speaker(s): Silas Richelson
Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett G882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Noah Stephens-Davidowitz,
Noah Stephens-Davidowitz: Solving SVP (and CVP) in 2^n Time via Discrete Gaussian Sampling
Speaker(s): Noah Stephens-Davidowitz
Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G882 Hewlett
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Sidharth Telang, Computer Science Dept., Cornell University
Sidharth Telang: Output-Compressing Randomized Encodings and Applications
Speaker(s): Sidharth Telang
Date: Friday, October 09, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett Room G882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu


Charles River Crypto Day at MIT
Speaker(s):
Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: G449 Patil/Kiva
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Anne Broadbent, University of Ottawa
Anne Broadbent: Quantam Homomorphic Encryption for Circuits of Low T-Gate Complexity
Speaker(s): Anne Broadbent
Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G882 Hewlett
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Alessandra Scafuro, BU and Northeastern,
Alessandra Scafuro: New Realizations of Adaptively Secure Garbled Circuits
Speaker(s): Alessandra Scafuro, BU and Northeastern
Date: Friday, November 06, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: G882 Hewlett
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Fabrice Ben Hamouda, ENS
Fabrice Ben Hamouda: New Techniques for SPHFs and Efficient One-Round PAKE Protocols
Speaker(s): Fabrice Ben Hamouda
Date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett, G882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Charanjit Jutla,
Charanjit Jutla: Upending Stock Market Structure Using Secure Computation
Speaker(s): Charanjit Jutla
Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett, G882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Jean-Jacques Quisquater, UCL Crypto Group
To Be Rescheduled - Jean-Jacques Quisquater: Is the Group Theory Fully Used for Cryptography
Speaker(s): Jean-Jacques Quisquater
Date: Thursday, December 03, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: D463 Star
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Yilei Chen, Computer Science Department, Boston University
Yilei Chen: On the Correlation Intractability of Obfuscated Pseudorandom Functions
Speaker(s): Yilei Chen
Date: Friday, December 04, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett G882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu

Sanjam Garg, Computer Science Division, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Sanjam Garg: Avoiding Sub-Exponential Loss in Obfustopia
Speaker(s): Sanjam Garg
Date: Friday, December 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Hewlett G882
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu