Speaker: Dan Boneh
Affiliation: Stanford University
ABSTRACT: Crypto currencies give rise to a wealth of new research problems in multiple areas of Computer Science. This talk will review several research directions and focus on new questions that come up in the area of privacy and security of crypto currencies. We will present recent research results and their use in existing systems. The talk will be self contained. BIO: Dr. Boneh is a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where he heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the computer security lab. Dr. Boneh’s research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security. His work includes cryptosystems with novel properties, security for mobile devices, web security, and cryptanalysis. He is the author of over a 150 publications in the field and is a recipient of the 2014 ACM prize, the 2013 Godel prize, the RSA award in mathematics, and six best paper awards. In 2016 Dr. Boneh was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Hosted by Professor Rafail Ostrovsky – Professor Amit Sahai
Date(s) – Feb 22, 2018
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm