OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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Getting more out of secure computation

KEC 1001
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 4:00pm to 4:50pm
Speaker Information
Mike Rosulek
Assistant Professor
School of EECS
Oregon State University
"Secure computation" allows a group of parties to carry out a computation on their combined private inputs, and learn only the outcome of the computation. This idea encompasses a wide range of problems such as elections, auctions, private data mining, zero-knowledge proofs; and it has led to many beautiful results in cryptography since its inception 30 years ago. In this talk, I will introduce some main concepts from secure computation and describe recent work aimed at making secure computation protocols more realistic and practical.
Speaker Bio
Mike Rosulek is an Assistant Professor in the School of EECS at Oregon State University. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and a B.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University. His research interests are in cryptography, focusing on secure computation protocols and computing on encrypted data.