Valeria Nikolaenko

Research Scientist

I am a Research Scientist at Facebook Novi (based in Menlo Park, CA, USA). I received my PhD in cryptography from Stanford University in 2017 supervised by Prof. Dan Boneh. I hold MSc from University of the Russian Academy of Scientists in Computational Complexity and BSc from St.Petersburg Polytechnic University with thesis in Computer Algebra. I work for Novi since Feb 2019.


Cryptography: lattice-based, attribute-based, post-quantum, multi-party computation, privacy-preserving machine learning, pairing-based, public-key cryptography, provable security

Latest Publications

AFT - October 23, 2020

Winkle: Foiling Long-Range Attacks in Proof-of-Stake Systems

Sarah Azouvi, George Danezis, Valeria Nikolaenko

SSR - October 22, 2020

Taming the many EdDSAs

Konstantinos (Kostas) Chalkias, Fran├žois Garillot, Valeria Nikolaenko

ZKProof - April 22, 2020

Distributed Auditing Proofs of Liabilities

Konstantinos (Kostas) Chalkias, Kevin Lewi, Payman Mohassel, Valeria Nikolaenko