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Pratyush Mishra

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania

Office: Towne 219B

About me

Hi! I’m Pratyush. I am an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where I am a member of the Security and Privacy Laboratory.

My research lies at the intersection of cryptography and computer security, with a focus on efficient realizations and applications of cryptographic proof systems and secure computation.

I am a co-author and co-maintainer of the arkworks ecosystem, which is a collection of libraries for zkSNARKs.

I am a founding scientist at Aleo, a startup based on my research project Zexe (see below). Previously, I completed my PhD in Computer Science at UC Berkeley under the excellent supervision of Alessandro Chiesa and Raluca Ada Popa. Before that, I completed my BSc in EECS at UC Berkeley, where I did research under the guidance of David Wagner.

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