Associate Professor

Phone: 
202-994-1864
Email: 
poorvi@gwu.edu
Campus Location(s): 
Phillips 706
Office Hour: 
  • Thursday: 11:30-12:30
  • By appointment
Personal Home Page: 

http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~poorvi/

Education: 
Ph.D., 1993, N.C. State
M.S. (Math.), 1990, Cornell
M.S. (EE), 1988, N.C. State
B. Tech, 1986, IIT Bombay
Interests: 

Cryptology; Privacy; Game Theory and Computational Economics; Electronic Voting

Selected Publications: 

1. Ben Hosp, Poorvi L. Vora, An Information-Theoretic Model of Voting Systems , Mathematical and Computer Modelling. Special issue on: Mathematical Modeling of Voting Systems and Elections: Theory and Applications, Vol. 48, nos.9-10, pp. 1628-1645, Nov 2008.

2. Poorvi L. Vora, An Information-Theoretic Approach to Inference Attacks on Random Data Perturbation and a Related Privacy Measure , IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 53, No. 8, pp 2971-2977, August 2007.

3. Sumit Joshi, Yu-An Sun, Poorvi Vora, The Privacy Cost of the Second Chance Offer , WPES, 2005.

4. Poorvi L. Vora, H. Joel Trussell, Measure of goodness of a set of color scanning filters , Journal of the Optical Society of America-A, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1499-1508, July 1993.