Ian Krishanu Hajra

Hi there! 👋

My name is Ian Hajra and I am a 20 year old sophomore at Brown University. My academic and professional interests lie in the intersections of applied math and computer science and in the construction of computer systems. I have a profound interest in cryptography and cybersecurity, and am excited to further explore these dynamic fields.

I love to


Over the last few years, I have completed a number of school projects. My most recent project was the creation DASSH: A Disguised Approach to Secure Shell. Please find the full report on this project here! Stay tuned for several independent personal projects that will be featured soon.


Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Brown University Department of Computer Science
Upcoming Fall 2024

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Brown University's CSCI 0330: Introduction to Computer Systems. Responsibilities will include running lab and office hours, and assisting in development of course assignments.

Course Development Aid

Brown University Department of Egyptology
May 2024 - Present

Aid in the creation of online materials to facilitate improved learning for students enrolled in introductory Egyptology courses.

Supervise cabin of 10-15 high-school students with one other counselor. Plans and runs musical sectionals of 10-15 students, coaching and running auditions. Instructs ranks of 6-8 students in marching band fundamentals.

Camp Counselor

Community High Jazz
Aug 2023

Supervised students at a musical day camp. Led music fundamentals classes ranging for 10-40 students. Helped lead and facilitate other portions of camp.

Assisted in management of Faber Piano Adventures and Scores of Music stores, helped instructors begin to utilize MyMusicStaff. Managed distribution of donated music scores throughout Ann Arbor.


Southeast Michigan
Mar 2019 - Aug 2023

Hired to perform at local and community events as a jazz pianist and organist. Frequently the bandleader for such events.


Brown University

Sc. B. Applied Mathematics - Computer Science Candidate
Sep 2022 - Present (Expected Graduation May 2026)

Undergraduate Courses:

  • CSCI 1650: Software Security and Exploitation (Upcoming)
  • CSCI 1515: Applied Cryptography
  • CSCI 0330: Introduction to Computer Systems
  • CSCI 0200: Program Design with Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CSCI 0150: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming and Computer Science
  • MATH 1530: Abstract Algebra
  • MATH 0520: Linear Algebra
  • APMA 0360: Applied Partial Differential Equations (Upcoming)
  • APMA 0350: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations
  • APMA 1650: Statistical Inference I
  • ENGN 0030: Introduction to Engineering

Pioneer High School

Concurrently Enrolled High School, Graduated with Honors (GPA: 3.99/4.0)
Sep 2018 - May 2022

AP Courses:

  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Government
  • AP United States History

Community High School

Concurrently Enrolled High School
Sep 2018 - May 2022