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Bio: Sameer is the head of privacy at Devron Corporation. Prior to that, he was a postdoc at the RISE Lab at University of California, Berkeley and received his PhD from Princeton University. His research interests are in applied cryptography and in the design of efficient privacy enhancing technologies (PETs), focusing on the intersection between systems, machine learning, and cryptography. He has worked on a number of emerging PETs — multi-party computation, homomorphic encryption, federated learning, differential privacy and has contributed open source software to the research community. Some of his work has already seen adoption in Industry and his protocols are integrated in initiatives at privacy focused start-ups and research labs. His work has received recognition from organizations such as Facebook and Qualcomm.
Host: Yixin Sun, assitant professor of electrical & computer engineering and computer science.
Organizer: Cong Shen, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, University of Virginia.