Portrait of Dakshita Khurana

Dakshita Khurana

Postdoctoral Researcher


I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research New England. I work in Cryptography and related topics in Privacy, Security and Theoretical Computer Science. I recently graduated from UCLA, under the fantastic supervision of Prof. Amit Sahai and Prof. Rafail Ostrovsky.
I received the 2017-18 Dissertation Year Fellowship, the 2017-18 UCLA CS Outstanding Graduating Ph. D. Student Award, 2017-18 Symantec Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award, and the 2016-17 Cisco Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award. I spent the summers of 2016 and 2017 as a research intern with Yael Tauman Kalai at Microsoft Research New England, and the summer of 2014 as a research intern with Vipul Goyal at Microsoft Research India.