Alice Silverberg

Distinguished Professor Emerita
University of California, Irvine

Email is always the best way to reach me: asilverb at



Alice's Adventures in Numberland

Various Interesting Things

Number Theory Web Seminar Talk "Cryptographic Multilinear Maps and Miscellaneous Musings", May 20, 2021.

EUROCRYPT 2020 Invited Talk. There are two talks: a pre-recorded 44-minute talk, and a shorter talk with Q&A in the one-hour live session on May 13, 2020.

Arithmetic, algebra, and algorithms Workshop, ICMS, Edinburgh *** Postponed due to the pandemic ***

UCI Mathematics of Cryptography Seminar, Fall 2019

Invited Paper Session "Cryptography and the Mathematics Behind It", MathFest, August 1, 2019, click here for talk slides and video

Pi Mu Epsilon J. Sutherland Frame Lecture, MathFest, July 31, 2019

UCI Cryptographic Multilinear Map Learning Seminar, 2018-2019

AMS Spring Central and Western Joint Sectional Meeting, Special Session on The Mathematics of Cryptography, March 22-24, 2019; click here for the slides or notes for the talks and here for commentary about the session talks by Steven Galbraith on his cryptography blog.

Conference on open questions in cryptography and number theory, UCI, September 17-21, 2018

An Algebraic Approach to Multilinear Maps for Cryptography workshop, Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS), May 6-11, 2018

Panel on "The Technology of Voting: Risks & Opportunities" at the UCI Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute conference "Can Adversaries Hack Our Elections? Can We Stop Them?" March 13, 2018

Workshop on Constructing cryptographic multilinear maps, American Institute of Mathematics, October 23-27, 2017

AAAS Annual Meeting, Symposium on Cybersecurity: Mathematics and Policy, Boston, February 19, 2017

Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS-MAA Special Session on Mathematics of Cryptography, Atlanta, January 5, 2017

Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS-MAA Invited Address, Atlanta, January 4, 2017 (review in AMS Notices)

CRYPTOGRAPHY DAY at UCI, November 10, 2016

Workshop on Mathematical Structures for Cryptography, Lorentz Center, August 22-26, 2016

CRYPTOGRAPHY DAY at UCI, April 19, 2016

CRYPTOGRAPHY DAY at UCI, November 17, 2015

Conference on Mathematics of Cryptography at UCI, August 31 to September 3, 2015


Workshop on Lattices with Symmetry, August 12-16, 2013


UCI Number Theory group and Southern California Number Theory Days