Lead organiser of the upcoming Trimester at Institut Henri Poincare, Post-quantum Algebraic Cryptography, Paris, France, September-December 2024 (co-organisers L. Perret, J.-C. Faugère, V. Shpilrain)
Selected as the CARMIN Professor by the IHES-Institute des Hautes Etudes Scientiques, Paris, France (2024-2025).
Upcoming Government Event: Chair of the Public Sector Cyber Security and Data Protection Conference 2022, London September 15-27, 2022.
Upcoming Event: VIP Cocktail and Dinner Celebrating the Friends of IHES, Harvard Club, New York, November 3, 2022.
Upcoming Salon: The Salon PostHoc, A Rave of the Intellect, SoHo, New York, September 7, October 12, 2022.
Upcoming Conference: Plenary Speaker of the ENYGMMa Conference at SUNY Stony Brook Women in Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook University, October 7, 2022
Upcoming Conference: Plenary Speaker, 4th BYMAT Conference, Bringing Young Mathematicians Together, "How to rise and thrive in your career as a successful mathematician belonging to an underrepresented (visible/invisible) minority group?" Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, November 10, 2022.
Upcoming Event: Plenary Speaker, The Association for Women in Mathematics Student Chapter, CUNY Graduate Center, Thanksgiving Event, November 10, 2022.
Upcoming Conference: Speaker, 4th Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standardisation Conference, The National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST), November 29-December 1, 2022.
Upcoming Conference: Invited Speaker, Internet Policy and Politics Conference, Policy Studies Organization (PSO), University of Oxford,UK, January 21, 2023.
Upcoming Colloquium: Invited Speaker, NYU Biomedical Engineering, New York University, Tandon School of Engineering, January 2023
Upcoming Colloquium: Invited Speaker, University of California San Diego (UCSD) Jacob School of Engineering, January 2023
Professor Delaram Kahrobaei is a tenured full Professor in the Computer Science and Mathematics Departments at Queens College, The City University of New York. (Since 2021)
Kahrobaei is the Honorary Chair of Cybersecurity at the University of York (UK), one of the Russell Group Universities in the United Kingdom.
She is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the New York University, Tandon School of Engineering, teaching graduate courses in Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Cryptography, Foundations of Computer Science.
Kahrobaei was featured as "Voices of Women at IHES" in the occasion of the United Nations as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
Kahrobaei was featured as one of the 6 Distinguished Scientists by the IHES for the Women in Fundamental Research.
Before going back to New York she was the Chair of Cyber Security (equivalent to Tenured Distinguished Professor) in Department of Computer Science at University of York (UK) and the founding director of York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security.
At CUNY Graduate Center, she is a member of the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences.
Kahrobaei is a member of Scientific Board at the Feynman Foundation, Quantum for Humanity, Brussels (Belgium).
Kahrobaei a member of QUASAR (Quantum Security via Algebras and Representation Theory) based in University of Ottawa (Canada).
Delaram is a member of The York-Maastricht strategic partnership - Responsible Data Science (UK, Netherlands).
She was the President/co-founder of a successful university start-up Infoshield, Inc, which was sold in summer 2021.
She was previously an Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, at Scotland’s prestigious University of St Andrews and a member of Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Computational Algebra (2004-2006).
Kahrobaei is the Chief/Associate Editor of the following journals:
Associate Editor, Advances of Mathematics of Communication, American Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
Chief editor of the International Journal of Computer Mathematics: Computer Systems Theory, Taylor & Francis.
Associate Editors of SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry, The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
Associate Editor of the Journal of Mathematical Cryptology, De Gruyter.
Associate Editor, La Matematica, Springer Nature Group, Official Journal of the Association for Women in Mathematics, Section: Mathematics of Quantum Computing, Cryptography, and Artificial Intelligence.
Her main research areas are
These 3 surveys summarise Kahrobaei's recent research work:
Her research has been partially supported by grants from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Canadian New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration (NFRFE), American Association of Advancement in Sciences (AAAS), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Security Agency (NSA), Research Foundation of CUNY (RF), UK-Netherlands: York Maastricht Partnership Investment Fund, London Mathematical Society, Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Swiss National Foundation, Institut Henri Poincare, Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). She has 100+ publications in prestigious journals and conference proceedings including 7 (edited) books and several patents, since 2004 when she obtained her PhD.
She is the founder of New York Women in Mathematics and Computing Network and received NSF grant to support such activities.
She was/is a visiting Professor at
Sorbonne University Paris 6, France
University of Toronto, Canada
Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (IHES, Paris), France
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Institut Henri Poincare (Paris), France
University of Politecnica Catalunya (Barcelona), Spain
University of Salerno, Italy
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
She has given over 260 invited talks in international and national conferences and seminars.
Keynote speaker, IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security, New York University, December 6-10, 2020.
Invited Speaker, DLT 2022: 26th International Conference on Developments in Language Theory, University of South Florida, USA, May 9-13, 2022.
Invited Speaker, International Congress of Mathematicians 2022, ICM Satelite Conference, Mathematical Aspects of Post-quantum Cryptography, June 25-29, 2022
Plenary Speaker, International Conference on Security & Privacy (ICSP 2021), India (Online), November 16-17, 2021.
Invited Speaker, Max Planck Institute, Workshop on Applied Algebra in Data Science, Leipzig, Germany, 2022.
Invited Speaker, London Mathematical Society, LMS Midlands Regional Meeting and Workshop, Profinite Groups, London, UK, June 2, 2021.
Invited Participant, Schloss Dagstuhl-Leibniz-Zentrum fur Informatik, Pushing the Limits of Computational Combinatorial Constructions, Germany, March 7-12, 2021
Invited Speaker, Tbilisi WAMS School On Algebra And Cryptography, The University of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia, June 22-June 30, 2021. (Supported by CIMPA)
Invited Speaker, Mathematics for Information Theory and Communications at the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences Conference, Rome, Italy, June 5-9, 2022.
Guest Seminar Speaker, Digital Trust & Security, University of Manchester, UK, May 6, 2020.
Plenary Speaker, Ischia Group Theory Conference 2020, Amalfi Coast, Italy, March 30-April 4, 2021.
Invited Speaker, The London Mathematical Society, Computer Science Colloquium, Annual Theme: Mathematics of Security, De Morgan House, London, UK, November 13, 2019
Invited speaker, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics (BMSA) within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Mathematical Frontiers, Quantum Encryption, November 12, 2019.
Keynote Speaker, Women in Mathematics: Opportunities for the future, at University of Bristol, November 5, 2019.
Invited Talk (1 hour), The American Mathematical Society, Special Session on What's New in Group Theory, University of Binghamton, October 12-13, 2019.
Plenary Talk, The Royal Statistical Society, Conference on Statistics in Cyber Security, London, October 3, 2019.
Visiting Professor at IHP, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, as part of RIP program, January, June, July 2018
Visiting Professor at IHP, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, for the trimester Analysis in Quantum Information Theory, September 19-October 2 & November 14-27, 2017
Visiting Professor at the Université Sorbonne in the Quantum Information and PolSys labs of LIP6, in January, June, July 2017.
Plenary speaker at EIMI, The Euler International Mathematical Institute, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Program in Groups-Geometry-Analysis, October 1-5, 2018.
Invited speaker of the Workshop on Groups, Automata, Graphs, TU Graz, Austria, February 11-12, 2019.
Invited speaker of the Conference of Semigroups, and Groups, Automata, Logics (SandGAL19), Politecnico di Milano, Italy, June 10-13, 2019
Invited speaker at the 8th Applied Algebra and Geometry Meeting at University of Glasgow, Scotland, May 30-31, 2019.
Invited speaker of the MealyM Conference in University Diderot, Paris 7, July 12, 2017.
Invited speaker at NASA Goddard Information Science and Technology Colloquium hosted by the Goddard Chief Information Officer, May 17, 2017.
Invited speaker at the Distinguished Speakers Women in Computer Science Seminar Series at Oxford University, UK, Department of Computer Science, October 11, 2016.
Plenary speaker at the Computability in Europe 2016 Conference (CiE) Paris June 2016.
Plenary speaker at the Women in Computability Workshop Paris June 2016.
Invited speaker at IHP, Institut Henri Poincare, during the trimester on Nexus of Information and Computation Theories, Paris, winter 2016.
Kahrobaei has organized over 60 conferences both internationally and nationally.
Trimester at Institut Henri Poincare, Post-quantum Algebraic Cryptography, Paris, September-December 2024 (with L. Perret, J.-C. Faugère, V. Shpilrain)
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Research Symposium, Special Session of Mathematical Aspects of Cryptography, The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, in partnership with the University of Minnesota, June 16-19, 2022 (With M. Khodjaeva)
International Conference on Cryptology, Coding Theory and Cybersecurity 2022, (I4CS'22), July 14-16 2022 , Casablanca, Morocco, Program committee.
24th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2020), Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Coding and Cryptography, with S. Mesnager, 23-27 August 2021, University of Cambridge, UK.
18th IMA conference on Cryptography and Coding, Program Committee, The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, University of Oxford, UK, December 2021.
York Workshop in Quantum Information, Complexity & Cryptography (QUICC), University of York (with R. Colbeck, P. Farshim, R. Santhanam, T.Spiller), 2021.
AMS-SMF-EMS Joint International Meeting, American Mathematical Society-Société mathématique de France, European Mathematical Society, Special Session on Group theory, Algortithms and applications, July 18-20, 2022, with I. Chatterji, F. Dahmani, M. Deraux, University of Grenoble, France.
York Interdisciplinary Workshop on Aspects of Cyber Security, University of York (UK), June 20-21, 2019. (with S.Braunstein, S.Pirandola, S.F.Shahandashti, T.Spiller, V.Vasilakis)
ISSAC 2018, 43rd International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, City University of New York, July 16-19, 2018. (with V. Pan, A. Ovchinikov)
WAHC'18-6th Workshop on Encrypted Computing and Applied Homomorphic Cryptography, Toronto, Canada, Program Committee, October 19, 2018.
ICMS 2018, International Congress Mathematical Software, Special Session on Post-quantum Cryptography, Notre Dame, July 24-28, 2018. (with V. Shpilrain)
Interactions between Algebra, Machine Learning, Data Privacy, October 20-21, 2018, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, (with J. Gryak, K. Najarian, R. Soroushmehr, A. Wood)
The Defense and Intelligence Research Forum, Research Foundation of the City University of New York, April 20, 2018 (with J. Brumberg, A. Ovchinikov, J. Tsapogas)
Computations with Groups and Applications as part of the Mathematical Congress of Americas in Montreal, Canada, with I. Bumagin, July 24-28, 2017.
Cryptography and Information Theory at the Computability in Europe 2017 (CiE) in Turko, Finland, with H. Lipmaa, June 12-16, 2017.
New York Multidisciplinary Symposium on Security and Privacy, New York University, with Q. Zhu, February 25, 2017.
Here are Kahrobaei’s past PhD students and postdocs in New York: [Former PhD Students]
Maggie Habeeb [Ph.D. Mathematics, 2012, (duration 2 years), Currently Tenured Associate Professor, California University in Pennsylvania, Department of Mathematics]
Bobby Koupparis [Ph.D. Mathematics, 2012, (duration 2 years) Former Director, Head of Data Science, Strategy & Analytics, Quant, Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets, Currently Senior Vice President, Techniques, Two Sigma, New York, USA]
Ha T. Lam [Ph.D. Mathematics 2014, (duration 2 years) Currently Senior Applied Cryptographer at Oracle, California, Postdoc at CUNY Graduate Center, then CTO at Infoshield, Inc., then Postdoc at Ericsson, Former Security Engineer at Oblong Industries in LA]
Bren Cavallo [Ph.D. in Mathematics 2015, (duration 3 years) currently Senior Data scientist, AI Meta, New York]
Jonathan Gryak [Ph.D. in Computer Science 2017, (duration 3 years), CUNY Graduate Center, Currently Tenure Track Assistant Professor at Queens College, The City University of New York, Previously Assistant Research Scientist (a research faculty position) in the Michigan Institute for Data Science, at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2017-2022)]
Matluba Khodjaeva [Ph.D. in Computer Science 2017, duration 1 year, CUNY Graduate Center, currently Tenure Track Assistant Professor, City University of New York, John Jay College, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Doctoral Faculty at CUNY Graduate Center, PhD Program in Computer Science, Member of the Digital Forensics Cybersecurity.]
Alexander Wood [Ph.D. in Computer Science, September 2018, CUNY Graduate Center, postdoctoral fellow at University of Michigan, Computational Medicine Department, Currently artificial Intelligence Engineer at MITRE, highly selective National Security Accelerator Program (NSAP)]
Jordi Delgado [Visiting PhD student in Mathematics from Barcelona, CUNY Graduate Center, Summer and Fall 2015, currently postdoctoral fellow at University of Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain]
Armin Weiss [Postdoc in Computer Science, summer 2015, CUNY Graduate Center, currently researcher at Stuttgart University, Germany, Department of Computer Science]
Alexey Gribov [Postdoc in Computer Science, 2015-January 2017, CUNY Graduate Center, currently Scientist at Symbiont, a New York-based startup applying blockchain technology to finance]
Here is Kahrobaei's PhD student at University of York (UK)
Here is Kahrobaei's PhD student at University of Salerno (Italy)
Kahrobaei is one of the co-organisers of the following seminar: