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John Augustine 

Hello! I am a faculty member in the computer science and engineering department at IIT Madras. I enjoy designing randomized algorithms and analyzing them. I focus primarily on algorithms for distributed environments often emphasizing security issues in the form of adversarial/Byzantine fault tolerance.

I am a founding member of the group Cryptography, Cybersecurity, and Distributed Trust. I am also affiiated with the Theoretical Computer Science group. See my curriculum vitae for details.

Hiring !!!

I am actively looking for self-motivated postdocs and MS/PhD scholars.

Postdoctoral Position. If you have completed (or about to complete) your PhD in theoretical aspects of computer science and would like to explore problems in secure distributed computing, please reach out to me. Here is some more information about the position.

MS/PhD Positions. If you are interested in doing your MS or PhD in secure distributed computing, please consider formally applying via the institute. The departmental admissions page also has some relevant information.

Project Associate. I am looking for a project associate. This is a short term ad hoc employment for those who have completed their Bachelors degree (B.Tech or B.E) in computer science or related fields and would like to undertake a project under me. This is particularly relevant for those candidates who would like to explore research as a career option. If you are interested, please email me with your CV.

Interns. At the moment, I am not looking for UG interns for 2021. Interested candidates may check in early 2022.