Portrait of Ramarathnam Venkatesan

Ramarathnam Venkatesan

Principal Researcher
Microsoft Research, India

About

I am a Principal Researcher with Microsoft Research, India, and I am located in MSR Redmond.

I am interested in mathematical and practical aspects of Complexity Theory, Cryptography and Cryptanalysis, Algorithms and Security. Recently I have been working on Machine Learning, Data Mining, Program Analysis and Synthesis from an adversarial/security view point.

I am currently working on cryptographic and security issues related to the cloud, and in particular as applicable to the migration of databases to the cloud.

Projects

Trusted Cloud

Established: August 31, 2015

The Trusted Cloud project at Microsoft Research aims to provide customers of cloud computing complete control over their data: no one should be able to access the data without the customer’s permission. Even if there are malicious employees in the cloud service provider, or hackers break into the data center, they still should not be able to get access to customer data. Trust model: We use a non-hierarchical trust model. That is, we…

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Perturbation Codes
Adi Akavia, Ramarathnam Venkatesan, in 46th Annual Allerton Conference, Sep 2008, Univ. of Ill. Urbana-Champaign, January 1, 2008, View abstract

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