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32 Vassar Street, G-696
Cambridge MA 02139.
Phone: 617 324 8444

vinodv at csail dot mit dot edu


Fully Homomorphic Encryption
Leakage-resilient Cryptography
Lattice-based Cryptography
Distributed Algorithms

Vinod Vaikuntanathan
Steven and Renée Finn Career Development Assistant Professor at EECS, MIT
Sloan Faculty Fellow
Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

Previous positions:
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Big Thank You's: Sloan Foundation, Connaught Foundation, NSERC, DARPA, NSF (CAREER), Microsoft, and Northrop Grumman for their generous support.

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Cheng Chen (S.M. ongoing, co-supervised with Shafi Goldwasser)
Sergey Gorbunov (M.Sc. 2012, Ph.D. ongoing)
Prashant Vasudevan (S.M. ongoing)
Akshay Degwekar (S.M. ongoing)
Itay Berman (Ph.D. ongoing)
Tianren Liu (S.M. ongoing)
Dhinakaran Vinayagamurthy (M.Sc. 2013, University of Toronto)


Nir Bitansky
Ranjit Kumaresan

Program Committees

ACM STOC 2014,
CRYPTO 2014,
Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS) 2014,
Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) 2014,
Asiacrypt 2013,
Public Key Cryptography (PKC) 2013,
CRYPTO 2012,
Eurocrypt 2012,
Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) 2012,
CRYPTO 2010,
Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) 2010,
Asiacrypt 2010,
Security and Cryptography in Networks (SCN) 2010


Full List of Papers


  1. The Trojan Method in Functional Encryption: From Selective to Adaptive Security, Generically
    Prabhanjan Ananth, Zvika Brakerski, Gil Segev and Vinod Vaikuntanathan [pdf]

  2. Leveled Fully Homomorphic Signatures from Standard Lattices
    Sergey Gorbunov, Vinod Vaikuntanathan and Daniel Wichs [pdf]

  3. Predicate Encryption for Circuits from Standard Lattices
    Sergey Gorbunov, Vinod Vaikuntanathan and Hoeteck Wee [pdf]

  4. Indistinguishability Obfuscation of Iterated Circuits and RAM Programs
    Ran Canetti, Justin Holmgren, Abhishek Jain and Vinod Vaikuntanathan [pdf]


  5. Obfuscation of Probabilistic Circuits and Applications
    Ran Canetti, Huijia Lin, Stefano Tessaro and Vinod Vaikuntanathan
    TCC 2015 [pdf]

  6. Constrained Key-Homomorphic PRFs from LWE (or) How to Secretly Embed a Circuit in Your PRF
    Zvika Brakerski and Vinod Vaikuntanathan
    TCC 2015 [pdf]

  7. Aggregate Pseudorandom Functions with Connections to Learning
    Aloni Cohen, Shafi Goldwasser and Vinod Vaikuntanathan
    TCC 2015.
    [Cryptology Eprint Archive 2015/038]


  8. Fully Key-Homomorphic Encryption, Arithmetic ABE and Compact Garbled Circuits
    D. Boneh, C. Gentry, S. Gorbunov, S. Halevi, V. Nikolaenko, G. Segev, V. Vaikuntanathan and D. Vinayagamurthy
    EUROCRYPT 2014. [pdf]
    A Merge of this and this.

  9. Lattice-based FHE as Secure as PKE
    Z. Brakerski and V. Vaikuntanathan
    ITCS 2014. [Crypto eprint]


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