Number Theory and Cryptography, Informaion and Cyber Security, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Computational Complexity, Quantum Computation, Financial Mathematics
Visiting Faculty, February 2018 - Present,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jammu, India
Adjunct Faculty, March 2017 - Present,
S P Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai, India
Visiting Scientist, April 2017 - January 2018,
R.C.Bose Centre of Cryptology & Security, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Assistant Professor, May 2012 - April 2017,
C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS), Hyderabad, India
Visiting Faculty, August 2013 - May 2015,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, India
Honorary Lecturer, January 2013 - May 2015,
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
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
Books / Edited Volumes
Introduction to Cryptography (ISBN: 1138071536)
with Sahadeo Padhye and Rajeev Anand Sahu, CRC Press, 2017.
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Security, Privacy and Applied Cryptography Engineering (SPACE) 2016
with Claude Carlet and Anwar Hasan, LNCS, Springer, 2016.
Journal of Hardware and Systems Security
Guest Editor for special issue on SPACE 2016, Springer, 2017.
Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility
Guest Editor for special issue on SPACE 2016, River Publishers, 2017.
Publications (International Journals / Book Chapters)
An Evaluation of Lightweight Block Ciphers for Resource-Constrained Applications: Area, Performance, and Security
with R.Sadhukhan, S.Patranabis, A.Ghoshal, D.Mukhopadhyay and S.Ghosh, Journal of Hardware and Systems Security 1 (3), pp.203 218, Springer, 2017.
A Secure Anonymous Proxy Signcryption Scheme
with R.A.Sahu and A.K.Awasthi, Journal of Mathematical Cryptology 11 (2), pp.63 84, DeGruyter, 2017.
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.
An Anonymous Proxy Multi-signature with Accountability
with R.A.Sahu, E-Business and Telecommunications, CCIS 554, pp.234 254, Springer, 2014.
An Efficient Integrated PKE+PEKS Scheme with Joint CCA Security in the Standard Model
with F.Buccafurri, G.Lax and R.A.Sahu, In Submission.
A Lightweight and Secure PRNG for Low-Cost Devices
with F.Buccafurri, D.Gulati and G.Lax, In Submission.