Arpita Patra is an Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Science. Her area of interest is Cryptography, focusing on theoretical and practical aspects of secure multiparty computation protocols. She received her PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras and held post-doctoral positions at University of Bristol, UK, ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Aarhus University, Denmark. Her research has been recognized with an NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award, a SERB Women Excellence award, an INAE Young Engineer award and associateships with various scientific bodies such as Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS), National Academy of Engineering (INAE ), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). She is a council member of Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS) since December 2017.
Cryptography, Secure Computation, Distributed Computing, Privacy-preserving AI/ML.