Anna A. Lysyanskaya is an Ukrainian-American cryptographer known for her research on digital signatures and anonymous digital credentials. She is a professor of computer science at Brown University.
Early life and education
Lysyanskaya grew up in Kiev, Ukraine, and came to the US in 1993 to attend Smith College, where she graduated in 1997. She went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for graduate study, earning a master's degree in 1999 and completing her Ph.D. in 2002. Her dissertation, Signature Schemes and Applications to Cryptographic Protocol Design, was supervised by Ron Rivest.
After completing her doctorate, Lysyanskaya joined the Brown University faculty in 2002.
She is a member of the board of directors of the International Association for Cryptologic Research for 2016–2018.
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