Tiantian Gong

PhD student at Purdue CS

Email: tg@purdue.edu


I am currently a PhD student at Purdue University, working with Professor Aniket Kate

My research interests are mostly in mechanism design and secure distributed computations.


Conference publications

More is Merrier: Relax the Non-Collusion Assumption in Multi-Server PIR. Tiantian Gong, Ryan Henry, Alexandros Psomas, Aniket Kate. In the IEEE Symposium on Securrity & Privacy, May 2024 [Simplified version on arxiv]

Front-Running Attack in Sharded Blockchains and Fair Cross-Shard Consensus. Jianting Zhang, Wuhui Chen, Sifu Luo, Tiantian Gong, Zicong Hong, Aniket Kate. In NDSS 2024.

FairPoS: Input Fairness in Permissionless Consensus. James Chiang, Bernando David, Ittay Eyal, Tiantian Gong. In 5th Conference on Advances in Financial Technologies (AFT 2023). [eprint]

Towards Overcoming the Undercutting Problem. Tiantian Gong, Mohsen Minaei, Wenhai Sun, Aniket Kate. In Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC) 2022. [FC22] [arxiv]

OpenSquare: Decentralized Repeated Modular Squaring Service. Sri AravindaKrishnan Thyagarajan, Tiantian Gong, Adithya Bhat, Aniket Kate, Dominique Schröder. In ACM Computer and Communication Security (CCS) 2021. [eprint][talk]


Order but Not Execute in Order. Tiantian Gong, Aniket Kate. [arxiv

Recover from Excessive Faults in BFT SMR. Tiantian Gong, Kartik Nayak, Andrew Lewis-Pye, Aniket Kate


Secret-Shared Secret Guessing Game and Its Applications to Threshold Cryptography. Tiantian Gong, Hai Nguyen, Hemanta K. Maji, Alexandros Psomas, Aniket Kate

Computation Outsourcing. Tiantian Gong, Athina Terzoglou, Alexandros Psomas, Aniket Kate