Dr Foteini Baldimtsi
George Mason University, USA
Foteini Baldimtsi is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at George Mason University. She received her Ph.D. from Brown University in May 2014 and worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Boston University and University of Athens. Her research interests are in the areas of cryptography, security and data privacy. She focuses on designing provably secure cryptographic schemes for a variety of applications such as privacy preserving identity management, secure electronic payments and private and scalable blockchain transactions. She is a recipient of an IBM faculty award, a Facebook faculty award and her research is supported by NSF, DHS, NSA and the Zcash Foundation.