IISc-IACR School on Cryptology

4-8 January, 2018 at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

We are excited to be hosting a School on Information-theoretic Cryptography with talks by leading experts from around the world at IISc. Topics to be covered: Randomness Extractors, Privacy Amplification, Non-malleable Extractors, Non-malleable Codes, Information theoretic MPC etc.


Divesh Aggarwal
National University of Singapore
Kai-Min Chung
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Stefan Dziembowski
University of Warsaw, Poland
Juan Garay
Texas A&M University
Arpita Patra
Indian Institute of Science
Manoj M. Prabhakaran
IIT Bombay
Leonid Reyzin
Boston University


Bhavana Kanukurthi
Sruthi Sekar
Student Organizer
Sai Lakshmi Bhavana
Student Organizer


Time 4th January 5th January 6th January 7th January 8th January
09:30 - 11:00
Intro to Pseudo-randomness
Kai-Min Chung
Privacy Amplification and Information Reconciliation - Part I
Leo Reyzin
Non-malleable Extractors and Application to Privacy Amplification - Part II
Divesh Aggarwal
Feasibility/Characterization of MPC 1
Manoj Prabhakaran
Impossibility results for Information-theoretic MPC
Arpita Patra
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 13:00
Randomness Extractors
Kai-Min Chung
Privacy Amplification and Information Reconciliation - Part II
Leo Reyzin
Non-malleable Codes 1
Stefan Dziembowski
Feasibility/Characterization of MPC 2
Manoj Prabhakaran
Broadcast and Consensus in Cryptographic Protocols - Part I
Juan Garay
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 16:00
Non-malleable Extractors and Application to Privacy Amplification - Part I
Divesh Aggarwal
Non-malleable Codes 2
Stefan Dziembowski
Information-theoretic MPC with Honest majority
Arpita Patra
Broadcast and Consensus in Cryptographic Protocols - Part II
Juan Garay
16:00 - 17:00 Prof. I.G.Sarma Memorial Lecture by
Christos Papadimitriou
(Faculty hall)

Application for Participation

Registration is free but mandatory for students.

To facilitate an effective and interactive learning environment, we have limited the number of slots. Interested students are requested to apply for participation by clicking the button below. They will be contacted within a week of their applying and informed if their application was accepted. Early applications are recommended. Faculty wishing to attend the school are requested to mail the organizer.




Department of Computer Science and Automation,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore 560012

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How to get there

The Institute is known as Tata Institute to the locals. It is better to use the name Tata Institute with the taxi, auto-rickshaw drivers, and bus conductors. Inside the institute, the department of CSA is close to the canteen Prakruthi, so ask for directions to the canteen.


Unfortunately, we cannot provide on-campus accommodation. Accomodation available outside the campus includes:

Hotel Abhimaani Vasathi
2/9, Dr. Raj Kumar Road, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560010.
Comfort Inn Insys
46, 1st Main Road, Gokula 1st stage, Mathikere, Bangalore 560022.
Krishinton Suites
#993, M. S. Ramaiah Main Road, Near IISc D-Gate, Mathikere, Bangalore 560054.
Akshara Regency
No. 4/20, ADB Building, Gokula 1st Stage, 1st Phase, Opp.Old Post Office, 1st Main Rd, Mathikere Extension, HMT Layout, Bengaluru 560054
Nava Nidhi Comforts
07, 1st Cross, 1st Main, Beside Vasavi Temple, Model Colony, Dr.Ambedkar Nagar, Yeshwanthpur, Bengaluru 560022
Hotel Maurya Paradise Inn
No 7/1, M.S.R.E.C Road, Mathikere Extn, Near M S RAMAIHA COLLAGE BACK GATE, Next to ICICI Bank