Academic papers

Distributed Randomness using Weighted VRFs, by Sourav Das and Benny Pinkas and Alin Tomescu and Zhuolun Xiang, in Cryptology ePrint Archive, Paper 2024/198, 2024, in submission, PDF

A New Paradigm for Verifiable Secret Sharing, Sourav Das, Zhuolun Xiang, Alin Tomescu, Alexander Spiegelman, Benny Pinkas, Ling Ren, in submission, PDF

UTT: Decentralized Ecash with Accountable Privacy, Alin Tomescu, Adithya Bhat, Benny Applebaum, Ittai Abraham, Guy Gueta, Benny Pinkas, Avishay Yanai, in submission, PDF, Code, SBC’23 slides, a16z slides, Yale slides

Hyperproofs: Aggregating and Maintaining Proofs in Vector Commitments, Shravan Srinivasan, Alex Chepurnoy, Charalampos Papamanthou, Alin Tomescu, Yupeng Zhang, in USENIX Security 2022, PDF, Code, USENIX presentation

No-Commit Proofs: Defeating Livelock in BFT, Neil Giridharan, Heidi Howard, Ittai Abraham, Natacha Crooks, and Alin Tomescu, in submission, PDF

Reaching Consensus for Asynchronous Distributed Key Generation, Ittai Abraham, Philipp Jovanovic, Mary Maller, Sarah Meiklejohn, Gilad Stern, Alin Tomescu, PODC 2021, PDF

Aggregatable Distributed Key Generation, Kobi Gurkan, Philipp Jovanovic, Mary Maller, Sarah Meiklejohn, Gilad Stern, Alin Tomescu, EUROCRYPT 2021, PDF, blogpost, Code

How to compute all Pointproofs, Alin Tomescu, short note in Cryptology ePrint Archive, PDF, LaTeX, Code

Authenticated Dictionaries with Cross-Incremental Proof (Dis)aggregation, Alin Tomescu, Yu Xia, Zachary Newman, in Cryptology ePrint Archive, blogpost, PDF, zkStudyClub talk, zkStudyClub slides

Aggregatable Subvector Commitments for Stateless Cryptocurrencies, Alin Tomescu, Ittai Abraham, Vitalik Buterin, Justin Drake, Dankrad Feist and Dmitry Khovratovich, in SCN 2020. blogpost, PDF, LaTeX, SCN’20 talk, SCN’20 slides, zkStudyClub talk, zkStudyClub slides

Towards Scalable Threshold Cryptosystems, Alin Tomescu, Robert Chen, Yiming Zheng, Ittai Abraham, Benny Pinkas, Guy Golan Gueta and Srinivas Devadas, in IEEE S&P 2020. TSS blogpost, AMT blogpost, PDF, LaTeX, Code, S&P talk preview, S&P talk, S&P slides

How to Keep a Secret and Share a Public Key (Using Polynomial Commitments), Alin Tomescu, 2020, PhD thesis. PDF, LaTeX

Efficient Verifiable Secret Sharing with Share Recovery in BFT Protocols, Soumya Basu, Alin Tomescu, Ittai Abraham, Dahlia Malkhi, Mike Reiter, Emin Gun Sirer, in CCS 2019. PDF

Transparency Logs via Append-only Authenticated Dictionaries, Alin Tomescu, Vivek Bhupatiraju, Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Charalampos Papamanthou, Nikos Triandopoulos, Srinivas Devadas, in CCS 2019. DL ACM, PDF, CCS slides, LaTeX, BibTeX, Code

SBFT: A Scalable and Decentralized Trust Infrastructure, Guy Golan Gueta, Ittai Abraham, Shelly Grossman, Dahlia Malkhi, Benny Pinkas, Michael K. Reiter, Dragos-Adrian Seredinschi, Orr Tamir, Alin Tomescu, in DSN 2019. PDF, BibTeX, Code

Catena: Efficient Non-equivocation via Bitcoin, Alin Tomescu and Srinivas Devadas, in IEEE S&P 2017. PDF, LaTeX, BibTeX, BM slides, S&P talk, S&P slides, MIT talk, MIT slides, Code

PriviPK: Certificate-less and secure email communication, Mashael AlSabah, Alin Tomescu, Ilia Lebedev, Dimitrios Serpanos, Srini Devadas, in Computer & Security 2017. ScienceDirect

PrivateFS: A Parallel Oblivious File System, Peter Williams, Radu Sion and Alin Tomescu, in CCS 2012. PDF