I am a faculty in the Computer Science Department at CMU. Before that, I spent 7 happy years at Microsoft Research. Even before that, I got my PhD from UCLA where I was advised by Rafi Ostrovsky and Amit Sahai.
I am part of the CMU Crypto group. I am also part of CMU theory group as well as CMU Security and Privacy Institute CyLab. I am also the faculty advisor of CMU Blockchain Group, a student led initiative organizing weekly events on campus.
Research Interests. Cryptography, Security & Privacy, Theoretical Computer Science