- Theoretical Computer Science
Abhishek is interested in all aspects of cryptography, with a present focus on secure computation and its many forms, including functional encryption and program obfuscation. His other interests include security and privacy as well as related areas of theoretical computer science. Before coming to Johns Hopkins, he was a postdoctoral researcher at MIT and Boston University, and a consulting researcher at Microsoft Research New England. He obtained his Ph.D. from University of California Los Angeles in 2012 where he was the recipient of the Symantec outstanding graduate student award.