Eliad Tsfadia


I am a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Computer Science at Georgetown University, hosted by Prof. Kobbi Nissim. My research is supported in part by the Fulbright Program.

I have completed my Ph.D. in the School of Computer Science at Tel-Aviv University, where I was fortune to be advised by Prof. Iftach Haitner. I was also an intern researcher at Google Research - Israel, where I was fortune to work with Prof. Edith Cohen, Prof. Haim Kaplan, Prof. Yishay Mansour and Dr. Uri Stemmer.

My main research interests are Data Privacy and Cryptography.

E-mail: et655 at georgetown.edu

Education

2017-2022: Ph.D., Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University.
Title of thesis: On Cryptographic Hardness, Differential Privacy, and the Interconnection Between Them.
Advisor: Prof. Iftach Haitner


2014: M.Sc., Computer Science (Magna Cum Laude), Tel-Aviv University.
Title of thesis: An Almost-Optimally Fair Three-Party Coin-Flipping Protocol.
Advisor: Prof. Iftach Haitner


2008: B.Sc., Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude) and Computer Science (Magna Cum Laude), Tel-Aviv University.

Work Experience

2019-2022 Intern researcher at Google Research - Israel.


2017-2019 Security researcher in the Cloud Storage Group at IBM Research - Haifa.


2008-2017 Software Engineer, Team Leader, and Officer (Major) in the technological unit of the Intelligence Corps at IDF.

Awards

2022 Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship.


2013 Excellence prize from the School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University.


2008 Wolf prize for excellence.


2008 A Certificate of Excellence on Behalf of the Dean of the Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University.


2007 A Certificate of Excellence on Behalf of the Dean of the Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University.




Publications









Other Works:



  • It Takes Two to #MeToo - Using SGX Enclaves to Build Autonomous Trusted Systems
    with
    Danny Harnik and Paula Ta-Shma.
    [
    arXiv], 2018.



Open Source Code:


  • Linux SGX Trust Management Framework
    with Gidon Gershinsky.
    [
    GitHub], [Blog], 2018.


See also my DBLP page and Google Scholar page.


Teaching


The Theory Behind Blockchains (TAing with Nir Bitansky), Spring 2019