Prateek Mittal

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Office: E-Quad, B326

Phone: 609-258-0814

Research interests: Secure and privacy-preserving communication systems, including domains of privacy-enhancing technologies, trustworthy social systems, and Internet/network security. Research draws on techniques from computer networks and distributed systems, large-scale machine learning, complex networks/network science and applied cryptography.


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    Prateek Mittal wins ACM Grace Hopper Award for enhancing internet privacy and security

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    Since 2008, innovation funds have fostered research in AI fairness, sustainable agriculture, drug discovery and more

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    Tech expert Arvind Narayanan takes helm at joint technology-policy center

  • Maria Apostolaki teaches before an auditorium of students.

    How secure is crypto? As secure as the internet

  • Prateek Mittal talks with colleagues at a conference.

    Aligning the benefits of decentralization

  • Prateek Mittal speaks to class.

    Center for Information Technology Policy gives students up-close government experiences


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    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Center for Information Technology Policy

  • Computer Science

    Computer Science

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  • Center for Decentralization of Power Through Blockchain Technology (DeCenter)

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    Metropolis Initiative