Dr. Tapas Pandit

Assistant Professor, Plaksha University

Area of Expertise:

  • Quantum Computing and Cryptography

Research Interests:

  • Post-Quantum Cryptography
  • Signatures in Multivariate setting
  • Lattice-Based Signatures and Key-Exchange protocols
  • Quantum Cryptanalysis
  • Blockchain
  • Online Voting Scheme


  • M.Tech and Ph.D. in Computer Science, ISI, Kolkata, India


Past Associations:

  • Assistant Professor, SRM University, AP
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, IISc Bangalore
  • Assistant Professor, IIIT Sri City, Chittoor


Dr. Tapas Pandit recently joined Plaksha as an assistant professor in communication security. His research interests include quantum computing, designing security protocols in post-quantum settings, blockchain, and online voting schemes.

Tapas received his M.Tech and Ph.D. in computer science from ISI Kolkata. His doctoral thesis focuses on the design of predicate-based cryptosystems. As a postdoctoral researcher at IISc Bangalore, Tapas worked on quantum computing and designing post-quantum cryptosystems.