M.Tech (Research) in Computer Science

Megha Byali

megha at iisc dot ac dot in

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About Me

I'm pursuing M.Tech(Research) program at CSA, IISc in Cryptography under the guidance of Dr.Arpita Patra. I've completed my B.E in Computer Science and Engineering from BVBCET, Hubli. I'm interested in Secure Multi-Party Computation (MPC), particularly in a fascinating line of research called MPC with small number of parties which has wide practical applications. My research interests also include Circuit Garbling and Distributed Computing. I'm a part of the implementation team of our lab where we work on the realization of the practical aspects of our research.
Besides research, I'm an amateur artist. I spend most of my free time learning new techniques (professional and DIY) of art and craft. Also, travelling is one of my favourite things. I love watchinng movies, exploring new music and sometimes writing as well.

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Publications / Preprints

  • FLASH: Fast and Robust Framework for Privacy-preserving Machine Learning
    Authors: Megha Byali, Harsh Chaudhari, Arpita Patra and Ajith Suresh
    PETS 2020

  • Fast Actively-Secure 5-Party Computation with Security Beyond Abort
    Authors: Megha Byali, Carmit Hazay, Arpita Patra, Swati Singla
    CCS 2019

  • Fast Secure Computation for Small Population over the Internet
    Authors: Megha Byali, Arun Joseph, Arpita Patra, Divya Ravi
    CCS 2018

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