Theory Seminar

If you are interested in giving a talk, email Daniel Grier ( For previous talks, please see the theory seminar archive. For more on the theory group, please see the theory group website.

All talks are on Monday 2-3pm in CSE 4258 unless otherwise announced.


Spring 2024

Xinyu Mao
Monday, April 8, 2024, 2:00pm
Universal Computational Extractors From Lattice Assumptions


Anthony Ostuni
Monday, April 29, 2024, 2:00pm
Locality Bounds for Sampling Hamming Slices


Prasanna Ramakrishnan
Monday, May 6, 2024, 2:00pm
Breaking the Metric Voting Distortion Barrier


Kai Zhe Zheng
Monday, May 13, 2024, 2:00pm
Near Optimal Alphabet-Soundness Tradeoff PCPs


Binyi Chen
Monday, May 20, 2024, 2:00pm
LatticeFold: A Lattice-based Folding Scheme and its Applications to Succinct Proof Systems


Lior Rotem
Monday, June 3, 2024, 2:00pm
Accountability in Threshold Cryptography