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Vishal Saraswat
Assistant Professor

C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
University of Hyderabad Campus
Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500046, India

Phone: (001)407-584-7425
(091)970-357-2379
Email: vishal.saraswat@gmail.com


Research Interests

Number Theory and Cryptography, Computer and Informaion Security, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Computational Complexity, Financial Mathematics

Experience

Assistant Professor, May 2012 - Present, C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS), Hyderabad, India
Visiting Faculty, Aug 2013 - Present, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, India
Visiting Faculty, Jan 2013 - Present, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
Graduate Assistant, Aug 2003 - May 2012, Institute of Technology, UMN, Twin Cities
Lectured, held recitations and labs, and graded various advanced graduate and undergraduate courses including
Modern Cryptography, Cryptology and Number Theory, Coding Theory, Mathematical Logic, Preparation for Financial Mathematics, Mathematical Background for Finance, Mathematical Theory Applied to Finance, and, Computation, Algorithms, and Coding in Finance
Mentor, June 2010 - Aug 2010, Interdisciplinary Research Experience for Undergraduates, IMA, UMN
Research Assistant, Jun 2007 - Aug 2007, Intelligent Storage Consortium, Digital Technology Center, UMN
Research Visitor, Jul 2006 - Aug 2006, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Piscataway-NJ
Research Fellow, Jun 2006 - Aug 2006, Minnesota Center for Industrial Mathematics, UMN, Twin Cities
Research Scholar, Aug 2000 - July 2003, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay

Education

Ph.D. - Cryptography, GPA: 3.88/4.00
May 2012, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota (UMN), Twin Cities, MN, USA
Advisor: Prof. Andrew Odlyzko
M.S. - Computer Science, GPA: 3.84/4.00
Aug 2007, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota (UMN), Twin Cities, MN, USA
M.S. - Mathematics, GPA: 3.91/4.00
Aug 2007, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota (UMN), Twin Cities, MN, USA
Post-Graduate Certificate in Statistical Methods and Applications, First Class
July 2000, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata
B.Sc. - Mathematics, with Honors
July 2000, St. Xavier's College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Publications

Adaptively Secure Strong Designated Signature
with N.Sharma, R.A.Sahu and B.K.Sharma. IndoCrypt 2016, Springer, 2016
Efficient Proxy Signature Scheme from Pairings
with F.Buccafurri and R.A.Sahu. Secrypt 2016, SciTePress, 2016
Analysis-Preserving Protection of User Privacy against Information Leakage of Social-Network Likes
with F.Buccafurri, L.Fotia, and G.Lax. Information Sciences 328, pp.340-358, Elsevier, 2016
Differential Fault Attack on SIMECK
with V.Nalla and R.A.Sahu. CS2, HiPEAC 2016, ACM, 2016
Efficient and Secure Many-to-One Signature Delegation
with R.A.Sahu. ICICS 2015, LNCS 9543, Springer, 2015
Strengthening NTRU Against Message Recovery Attacks
Arithmetic 2015: Elliptic curves, diophantine geometry, and arithmetic dynamics, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, 2015
Practical and Secure Integrated PKE+PEKS with Keyword Privacy
with F.Buccafurri, G.Lax and R.A.Sahu. Secrypt 2015, SciTePress, 2015
An Anonymous Proxy Multi-signature with Accountability (Book chapter)
with R.A.Sahu, E-Business and Telecommunications, CCIS 554, pp.234-254, Springer, 2014
Secure and Efficient Scheme for Delegation of Signing Rights
with R.A.Sahu, ICICS 2014, LNCS, Springer, 2014
How to Leak a Secret and Reap the Rewards too
with S.K.Pandey, LatinCrypt 2014, LNCS, Springer, 2014
A Secure Anonymous Proxy Multi-signature Scheme
with R.A.Sahu, Secrypt 2014, SciTePress, 2014
Remote Cache-timing Attacks on AES
with D.Feldman, D.F.Kune, and S.Das, CS2, HiPEAC 2014, ACM, 2014
Anonymous Signatures Revisited
with A.Yun, ProvSec 2009, LNCS 5848, Springer, 2009
Public-Key Encryption with Searchable Keywords based on Jacobi Symbols
with G.D.Crescenzo, IndoCrypt 2007, LNCS 4859, Springer, 2007

Projects

Attacks on Elliptic Curve Discrete Log Problem, Co-principal Investigator, Oct 2015 - Present, CRRao AIMSCS, Hyderabad
Post Quantum Cryptology, Principal Investigator, Oct 2014 - Present, CRRao AIMSCS, Hyderabad
Side Channel Cryptanalysis (of block and stream ciphers), May 2012 - Present, CRRao AIMSCS, Hyderabad
Development of an Indigenous Lightweight Block Cipher, May 2012 - Present, CRRao AIMSCS, Hyderabad
Design of a Lattice Based Cryptosystem, May 2012 - Sep 2013, CRRao AIMSCS, Hyderabad
Software Methodologies for Lattice Based Cryptanalysis, May 2012 - Sep 2013, CRRao AIMSCS, Hyderabad
Counterparty Credit Risk in Over-The-Counter Derivatives, Jan 2012 - Jan 2012, Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (MCFAM), UMN
Pursuit Evasion Games with Multiple Pursuers, June 2010 - Aug 2010, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), UMN
Secure and Efficient Long Term Data Management, Jun 2007 - May 2008, Intelligent Storage Consortium, Digital Technology Center (DTC), UMN
Long Term Key Management, Jun 2007 - May 2008, Intelligent Storage Consortium, DTC, UMN
Applied Remote Cache-timing Attacks Against AES, Sept 2006 - May 2007, Institute of Technology, UMN
Cryptographic Multilinear Maps, Jan 2005 - May 2005, Institute of Technology, UMN, Twin Cities
Basic Lie Theory, Aug 2000 - July 2003, School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Bombay
Engel Curve Analysis of Expenditure of Employees of ISI, Calcutta, Jan 2000 - June 2003, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata

Computer Skills

Languages: C/C++, Fortran, Lisp
Applications/Packages: MATLAB, Mathematica, Office Suite, LaTeX
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac, Windows

Awards

Full-tuition Scholarship and Assistantship, Graduate School, UMN, Twin Cities, 2003 - Present
TIFR Alumni Association Scholarship for Career Development, TIFR, Bombay, 2002 - 2003
Special Grant for Graduate Studies in USA, B. D. Bangur Endowment, Calcutta, July 2003
Scholarship for Graduate Studies in USA, Manoj Mody Foundation, Calcutta, July 2003

Membership

Nominee Member, American Mathematical Society
Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Referees

Professor Andrew Odlyzko, School of Mathematics, UMN
Professor David Frank, School of Mathematics, UMN
Professor Fadil Santosa, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, School of Mathematics, UMN
Professor Scott Adams, Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, School of Mathematics, UMN
Professor Nicholas Hopper, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UMN



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