About Me

I am a Ph.D. student working with Elena Grigorescu and Jeremiah Blocki in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University .

I am broadly interested in cryptography, and theoretical computer science. My past research includes work on coin-tossing, and lattices. My current projects focus on the intersection of sublinear-time algorithms and differential privacy.

I am organizing the Theory Reading Group at Purdue this semester, so please contact me if you'd like to give a talk!

Research

Preprints.

  • Coupled Global Sensitivity and its Applications
    Jeremiah Blocki, Elena Grigorescu, and Tamalika Mukherjee

Publications.

  • Differentially Private Sublinear-Time Clustering [draft] [ISIT 2021]
    Jeremiah Blocki, Elena Grigorescu, and Tamalika Mukherjee
  • P4-free Partition and Cover numbers [ eprint ] [ITC 2021]
    Alexander R. Block, Simina Branzei, Hemanta K. Maji, Himanshi Mehta, Tamalika Mukherjee, and Hai H. Nguyen
  • Lattice Reduction for Modules, or How to Reduce ModuleSVP to ModuleSVP [eprint] [CRYPTO 2020]
    Tamalika Mukherjee and Noah Stephens-Davidowitz
  • Estimating Gaps in Martingales and Applications to Coin-Tossing: Constructions and Hardness [arxiv] [TCC 2019]
    Hamidreza Amini Khorasgani, Hemanta K. Maji, and Tamalika Mukherjee
My Master's Thesis was on Cyclotomic Polynomials in Ring-LWE Homomorphic Encryption Schemes [link]

Presentations and Workshops

Talks and Presentations.
  • Poster presentation on Differentially Private Sublinear-Time Clustering at Scalable Algorithms for Semi-supervised and Unsupervised Learning Workshop (hosted by Google) (October 2021).
  • Poster presentation on Differentially Private Sublinear-Time Clustering at WALDO (August 2021).
  • Talk on Lattice Reduction for Modules, or How to Reduce ModuleSVP to ModuleSVP at Joint Online Crypto Seminar hosted by ENS Lyon, Royal Holloway London and CWI Amsterdam (February, 2021).
  • Talk on Estimating Gaps in Martingales and Applications to Coin-Tossing at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany), EPFL (Switzerland) (December, 2019).
  • Talk on Lattice Reduction for Modules, or How to Reduce ModuleSVP to ModuleSVP at Midwest Theory Day hosted by Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois (November, 2019).
  • Poster presentation on Estimating Gaps in Martingales and Applications to Coin-Tossing at STOC in Phoenix, AZ, thanks to TCS Women (June, 2019).
  • Poster presentation on Estimating Gaps in Martingales and Applications to Coin-Tossing at Midwest Theory Day hosted by Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (April, 2019).
Workshops attended.

Teaching

  • Spring 2021: Head TA for CS381 - Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms
  • Fall 2020: Graduate TA for CS381 - Introduction to Analysis of Algorithms
  • Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017: Graduate TA for CS355 - Introduction to Cryptography
  • Spring 2017: Course Coordinator for CS180- Problem-Solving and Object Oriented Programming in Java
  • Fall 2016: Graduate TA for CS180- Problem-Solving and Object Oriented Programming in Java

Awards

  • Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award , 2021
    Honors graduate students with teaching responsibilities from across campus for their dedication to Purdue students and their outstanding teaching contributions.
  • Harris GTA Award for Supporting Women Students in Computer Science classes, 2017
    Recognized as a Purdue Computer Science Graduate Teaching Assistant who had gone out of their way to support female students in the computer science classes that they taught.

Engagement

I have served as the President of the Computer Science Graduate Student Association at Purdue University for the academic terms of 2018 and 2019.
I engage in community organizing and advocating for environmental, racial and reproductive justice. I am a current member of the Younger Women's Task Force.