Maryam Sepehri received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Milan, Italy in 2014. Her Ph.D. dissertation was on privacy-preserving query processing by multi-party computation. She is currently pursuing postdoctoral research fellow at Milan University working on approaches for querying and processing encrypted data in Cloud Computing. She is also involved in PRACTICE project aims to build a secure cloud framework. Her research interests are mainly Secure Multi-party Computation, data security and privacy and encrypted data search on Cloud Computing.