Sanjay Bhattacherjee

Welcome to my web-home!


New: "Sanjay Bhattacherjee and Palash Sarkar. Weighted Voting Procedure having a Unique Blocker, International Journal of Game Theory, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00182-020-00751-z" (our work on the voting mechanism of the GST Council of India).

New: "An Assembled Critique of WhatsApp’s Updated Terms of Use and Privacy Policy" (a short write-up dated 14th January, 2021).


The following is a quick timeline overview of my academic background and work experience.

Between November 2018 and December 2019, I worked as a Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics at the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE), University of East London.

Between August 2018 and November 2018, I worked as a visiting lecturer at the R. C. Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute.

From December 2016 to July 2018, I have worked as a visiting scientist at the Turing Lab, Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute.

From February 2015 to November 2016, I have worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the AriC team, LIP laboratory [CNRS, ENSL, INRIA, UCBL, U. Lyon] of ENS-Lyon. I worked on the PALSE project titled “Towards practical enhanced asymmetric encryption schemes” coordinated by Dr. Benoit Libert.

I defended my PhD thesis titled “Tree-Based Symmetric Key Broadcast Encryption” on 8th October, 2015. My PhD supervisor was Prof. Palash Sarkar.

Implementations of the algorithms proposed in my thesis and other related programs can be found here.

I did my Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from Jadavpur University during 2001-05. I did my Master of Technology in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute during 2007-09.

Between 2005-07, I have worked in the software industry for two years - on message switching equipment for GSM mobile networks and on a state-of-the-art network security software. Recently, I have provided consultancy services for secure full-stack web design, development and maintenance.