I am a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at University of California, Los Angeles. I work with Prof. Amit Sahai and Prof. Rafail Ostrovsky.
Prior to this, I completed my Bachelors in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2012. I received a Masters Degree in Computer Science from UCLA in 2014.
I am supported by the 2017-18 Dissertation Year Fellowship. I received the 2016-17 Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher Award at UCLA, sponsored by CISCO.
I spent the summer of 2014 as a research intern with Vipul Goyal at Microsoft Research, India and the summers of 2016 and 2017 as a research intern with Yael Tauman Kalai at Microsoft Research, New England.
I am interested in Theoretical Computer Science, specifically, Cryptography. My email id is: dakshita AT cs DOT ucla DOT edu