I am a Senior Fellow at Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) where I work on technology-policy with a focus on algorithmic decision making, surveillance, data rights, and privacy. Previously I was a researcher at TU Darmstadt where I worked on applied cryptography, privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) and Internet infrastructure security.

If you want to contact me about my work at ICCL, send an email to kris [dot] shrishak [at] iccl [dot] ie. Otherwise, email me at krisshrishak [at] protonmail [dot] com. You can also connect with me on LinkedIn, and follow me on Mastodon and Twitter.

Some of my interests

  • Privacy
  • Human Rights
  • Algorithmic Decision Making
  • Cryptography (esp.¬†Secure Multiparty Computation and Zero Knowledge Proofs)
  • Internet Infrastructure Security
  • Internet Governance


2021 Ph.D. in Computer Science, TU Darmstadt, Germany
2016 M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, TU Delft, The Netherlands
2014 B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Anna University, India

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