Date & Time:
October 28, 2019 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crerar 298, 5730 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL,
10/28/2019 03:00 PM 10/28/2019 04:00 PM America/Chicago Kristin Lauter (Microsoft Research) – Private AI CERES Unstoppable Speaker Series Crerar 298, 5730 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL,

Private AI

As the world adopts Artificial Intelligence, the privacy risks are many.  AI can improve our lives, but may leak or misuse our private data.  Private AI is based on Homomorphic Encryption (HE), a new encryption paradigm which allows the cloud to operate on private data in encrypted form, without ever decrypting it, enabling private training and private prediction.  This talk will explain the mathematics behind Homomorphic Encryption and show demos of HE in action. 

Host: David Cash

Kristin Lauter

Principal Researcher and Research Manager, Cryptography and Privacy Research Group, Microsoft Research

Kristin Lauter is a Principal Researcher and Research Manager for the Cryptography and Privacy Research group at Microsoft Research.  Her research areas are number theory and algebraic geometry, with applications to cryptography. She is particularly known for her work on homomorphic encryption, elliptic curve cryptography, and for introducing supersingular isogeny graphs as a hard problem into cryptography.  She served as President of the Association for Women in Mathematics from 2015 –2017.  Lauter received her BA, MS, and Ph.D degrees in mathematics from the University of Chicago, in 1990, 1991, and 1996, respectively. Prior to joining Microsoft, she held positions as a Visiting Scholar at Max Planck Institut fur Mathematik in Bonn, Germany (1997), T.H. Hildebrandt Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan (1996-1999), and a Visiting Researcher at Institut de Mathematiques Luminy in France (1999).

Related News & Events

UChicago CS News

New 2022-23 CS Faculty Add Expertise in Linguistics, Visualization, Economics, and Data Science Education

Aug 11, 2022
In the News

UChicago Co-Leads $10 Million NSF Institute on Foundations of Data Science

Aug 09, 2022
UChicago CS News

UChicago CS Faculty Receive Industry Grants From J.P. Morgan, Google

Jul 19, 2022
In the News

Bill Fefferman Comments on New Standards for Quantum-Proof Cryptography

Jul 07, 2022
UChicago CS News

UChicago London Colloquium Features Data Science, Quantum Research

Jul 01, 2022

Is it Ethical to Use Facial Imaging in Decision-Making?

Jun 28, 2022
UChicago CS News

Single Sign-On Migration for Chameleon Project Receives PEARC Best Paper Award

Jun 27, 2022
UChicago CS News

Faculty Bill Fefferman and Chenhao Tan Receive Google Research Scholar Awards

Jun 21, 2022
UChicago CS News

Two Incoming UChicago CS PhD Students Receive Department of Energy Fellowship

Jun 16, 2022

Data Science Institute Summit

Jun 15, 2022
UChicago CS News

DSI Summer Lab Returns In-Person With 49 Students From Across the U.S.

Jun 14, 2022
UChicago CS News

UChicago CS Labs Join Museum of Science & Industry For Robot Block Party

Apr 20, 2022
arrow-down-largearrow-left-largearrow-right-large-greyarrow-right-large-yellowarrow-right-largearrow-right-smallbutton-arrowclosedocumentfacebookfacet-arrow-down-whitefacet-arrow-downPage 1CheckedCheckedicon-apple-t5backgroundLayer 1icon-google-t5icon-office365-t5icon-outlook-t5backgroundLayer 1icon-outlookcom-t5backgroundLayer 1icon-yahoo-t5backgroundLayer 1internal-yellowinternalintranetlinkedinlinkoutpauseplaypresentationsearch-bluesearchshareslider-arrow-nextslider-arrow-prevtwittervideoyoutube