Hemanta Maji

 Hemanta Maji

Title

Assistant Professor 

Department

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2011)
B.Tech. in Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (2004) 

Prior Appointments

Post-doctoral Researcher (Center Fellow), Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles & Center for Encrypted Functionalities (2013–2015)

Post-doctoral Researcher (Computing Innovation Fellow), Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles (2011–2013) 

Research Areas

Cryptography and Algorithms; with special emphasis on Secure Computation and Information-theoretic Cryptography. 

Notable Awards

2019 Excellence in Research at Purdue Award
2016 CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award
2011, 2012 Computing Innovation Fellow sponsored by Computing Research Association
Spring 2008 Outstanding Teaching Assistant award, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
2005–2006 Andrew & Shana Laursen Fellowship by University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
2004 Best B.Tech. Project Award for “Solving Traveling Salesman Problem in
Classical and Quantum paradigm”
2001–2004 Aditya Birla Scholar, awarded to 9 undergraduates each year from all IITs
for academic excellence
2000–2001 Academic Excellence Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
2000 Ranked 35 in Joint Entrance Examination for IIT
1998 2nd rank in Indian National Mathematical Olympiad 

Coming Up!

Our annual security symposium will be in October 2021.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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