Dr. Avijit Dutta

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Avijit Dutta works in the area of symmetric key cryptography with a special focus on provable security since 2014. He completed graduation and post-graduation in Computer Science and Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology and Jadavpur University in 2011 and 2014 respectively. He spent a year (2011-2012) in Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd as a software engineer. He joined Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in 2014 as a research fellow and completed PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata in April 2020.

During his doctoral tenure he spent two and a half months in NTT Lab, Japan. He was a visiting scientist in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur from April, 2020 – August, 2020. He has authored and co-authored more than 15 papers in highly reputed journals and conferences in the area of cryptography. He is a regular reviewer and sub-reviewer of top conferences and journals. His present research interests are mainly in the areas of provable security of symmetric cryptography, symmetric searchable encryption, symmetric cryptanalysis, block chains and lattice based cryptography.