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Anunay Kulshrestha

Graduate Student


Anunay Kulshrestha is a PhD candidate in Computer Science. His research interests lie in security, privacy, and applied cryptography and are motivated by gaps in current technology policy.

He develops privacy-preserving techniques that enhance transparency and accountability of systems integral to our social, political, and economic lives: public auctions, private communication, foreign intelligence surveillance, online advertising, and censorship. Previously, Kulshrestha investigated manipulation in cryptocurrency markets at the MIT Sloan School of Management, worked on a distributed encrypted filesystem at Keybase, and designed reranking models for search results at Bloomberg.

As a Jane Stanford Fellow for Public Service, he also worked in India with civil servant Shashi Tharoor in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Kulshrestha graduated from Stanford University with undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, and a master’s degree in Public Policy.Personal Website: kul.sh
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