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John Augustine is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He holds a PhD from the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at UC Irvine. His research interests are in distributed algorithms specifically focusing on distributed trust issues that emerge in settings where participants may behave maliciously. He has co-authored many refereed articles that have appeared in highly reputed conferences (SODA, FOCS, PODC, NEURIPS, DISC, SPAA, IPDPS, etc.) and journals (Algorithmica, SICOMP, TCS, JPDC, TPDS, etc). He was the chair of the distributed computing track at ICDCN 2022 and is currently serving as an associate editor at the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing. At IIT Madras, he is a founding member of the Cryptography, Cybersecurity, and Distributed Trust group (CCD) as well as the Blockchain Innovation Centre (BiC). He is also affiliated with the Theory group in CSE.