Biography

Alessandra Scafuro is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at NC State University. Alessandra's research interests are in theoretical and applied Cryptography.  Her goal is to design cryptographic protocols (e.g., zero-knowledge protocols, secure two-party computation)  that are modular and composable; and to apply tools from cryptography to enhance the confidentiality in  blockchain applications. She has served on program committees for top conferences in Cryptography,  such as Eurocrypt and Crypto.
Prior to joining NC State, she was a post-doctoral researcher at UCLA, Boston University and Northeastern University. She received her PhD from University of Salerno, Italy.

Research Areas

  • Algorithms and Theory of Computation
  • Cyber Security

Education

PhD, 2013, University of Salerno

Publications

Available at dblp website and Alessandra's webpage