The semester will begin with a boot camp featuring introductory talks meant to create a common language among the participants and to highlight the important open questions in the field. Among the main topics to be covered are: (a) Algorithms for Lattice Problems; (b) Complexity of Lattice Problems; (c) Lattice-based Cryptography and (d) Algebraic Lattices and Practical Lattice Cryptography.

Invited Participants

Shweta Agrawal (IIT, MADRAS), Martin Albrecht (Royal Holloway, University of London), Huxley Bennett (University of Michigan), Dan Boneh (Stanford University), Yilei Chen (Visa Research), Alessandro Chiesa (UC Berkeley), Léo Ducas (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), SIYAO GUO (Northeastern University), Sanjam Garg (UC Berkeley), Rachit Garg (University of Texas at Austin), Rishab Goyal (UT Austin), Alex Bredariol Grilo (CWI and QuSoft), Nadia Heninger (UCSD), Justin Holmgren (Princeton University), Dakshita Khurana (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Elena Kirshanova (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University), Venkata Vivek Kumar Koppula (Weizmann Institute of Science), Thijs Laarhoven (Eindhoven University of Technology), Tanja Lange (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven), Changmin Lee (ENS Lyon), Alex Lombardi (MIT), Fermi Ma (Princeton University), Arya Mazumdar (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Daniele Micciancio (UC San Diego), Christopher Peikert (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Raluca Popa (UC Berkeley), Willy Quach (Northeastern University), Siobhan Roberts (New York Times/ Simons Institute Journalist in Residence), Alice Silverberg (University of California, Irvine), Fang Song (Texas A&M U), Damien Stehlé (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon), Noah Stephens-Davidowitz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Herve Tale Kalachi (ENS Lyon), Umesh Vazirani (UC Berkeley), Fernando Virdia (Royal Holloway, University of London), Michael Walter (IST Austria), David Wu (University of Virginia), Leo de Castro (MIT)