Students

It is my great pleasure to work with these wonderful students! 😀

Current Ph.D. Students

  • Changhao Chenli (Fall 2018 – Present)
    Email: cchenli@nd.edu
    Web: TBD
    Research interests: Blockchain, Secure Data Sharing
  • Jonathan Takeshita: Fall 2018 – Present
    Email: jtakeshi@nd.edu
    Web: https://sites.nd.edu/jonathan-takeshita
    Research interests: Fully Homomorphic Encryption, Private Stream Aggregation
  • Wenyi Tang: Fall 2020 – Present
    Email: wtang3@nd.edu
    Web: TBD
    Research interests: Trusted Execution Environment, Secure Data Sharing
  • Nirajan Koirala: Fall 2021 – Present
    Web: https://n7koirala.github.io/
    Research interests: Lattice-based Cryptography, Fully Homomorphic Encryption
  • Shankha Shubhra Mukherjee
    Email: TBD
    Web:TBD
    Research interests: TBD

Ph.D. Alumni

  • Ryan Karl (Spring 2018 – Fall 2021)
    Initial employment: Security Researcher, Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University
    ryankarl915@gmail.com

Current and Past Undergraduate Students

  • Hannah Burchfield (University of Notre Dame): Summer 2018, Fall 2018
    Research interests: Cryptography, Function computability.
  • Cian Levy (Trinity College Dublin): Summer 2019
    Research interests: Cryptography, Somewhat Homomorphic Encryption
  • Ting Gong (University of Notre Dame): Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021
    Research interests: Lattice-based Cryptography, Fully Homomorphic Encryption
  • Kathryn Hund (Saint Mary’s College): Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021
    Research interests: Secure deep learning
  • Justin Pajak (University of Notre Dame): Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021
    Research interests: Secure deep learning, Trusted Execution Environment
  • Frank Gomulka (University of Notre Dame): Spring 2021
    Research interests: Blockchain
  • Colin McKechney (University of Notre Dame): Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021
    Research interests: Lattice-based Cryptography, Fully Homomorphic Encryption
  • Parker Moore (University of Notre Dame): Summer 2022
    Research interests: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency

High school students

  • John Thomason (Marian High School, Fall 2019 – Spring 2020): Homomorphic encryption and its application on privacy-preserving ridge regression.
  • Jayden Bell (Penn High School, Summer 2020): Study and implementation of Bitcoin protocols.
    • Final report: [pdf]
  • Maria Glazman (Trinity High School, Fall 2020 – Spring 2021): Homomorphic encryption and its application on privacy-preserving data mining
  • Katrina Fay (Trinity High School, Fall 2021 – Spring 2022): Homomorphic encryption and its application on privacy-preserving data mining
    • Trinity Research Symposium [slide]
  • Rose Kavanagh (Marian High School, Fall 2021 – Spring 2022): Homomorphic encryption and its application on privacy-preserving data mining
  • Gustavo Pereira Corsi da Silva (Penn High School, Fall 2021 – Spring 2022): Homomorphic encryption and its application on privacy-preserving data mining
    • Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIRSEF) [slide][video]
  • Tory Temeles (Penn High School, Fall 2022): TBD