I am the co-founder and CTO at Entrupy. I completed my PhD from Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU specializing in physical unclonable functions, security and computer vision.

Twitter: @ashleshs


CNBC: Deep learning tech identifies counterfeit goods
Securing Industry: Device to detect fake handbags gains traction
LDV Vision Summit: Entrupy Secured over $8M in Inventory for Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Others
South China Morning Post: Portable scanner instantly detects fake designer bags
Who What Wear: If You Love Designer Handbags, You Need to Read This
Designer Vault: Is that real Birkin? There's an app for that!
Closet Full of Cash: The Future of Handbag Authentication
Forbes: 4 Disruptive Technologies To Watch In 2013
New Scientist: Paper patterns and smartphones foils forgers
Indian Express: Science safeguards art


Fifth Collection video showcasing Entrupy
Good Day Sacramento featuring Entrupy: Part 1 Part 2

Research Interests

Security, computer vision.

Selected Publications

The Fake vs Real Goods Problem: Microscopy and Machine Learning to the Rescue
Ashlesh Sharma, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Vidyuth Srinivasan, Vishal Kanchan.
23rd SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2017).

Microscopic paper fingerprinting
Ashlesh Sharma, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Eric Brewer.
SPIE Newsroom in Defense & Security.

PaperSpeckle: Microscopic Fingerprinting of Paper
Ashlesh Sharma, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Eric Brewer.
ACM Computer and Communication Security (CCS 2011).

Hermes: data transmission over unknown voice channels
Aditya Dhananjay, Ashlesh Sharma, Michael Paik, Jay Chen, Trishank Karthik Kuppusamy, Jinyang Li, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian.
ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM 2010).

Alphacodes: Usable, Secure Transactions with Untrusted Providers using Human Computable Puzzles
Ashlesh Sharma, Varun Chandrasekaran, Fareeha Amjad, Dennis Shasha, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian.
Seventh ACM Symposium on Computing and Development (DEV 2016)

Road Traffic Congestion in the Developing World
Vipin Jain, Ashlesh Sharma, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian.
Second ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV 2012)

Secure Branchless Banking
Ashlesh Sharma, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Dennis Shasha.
ACM SOSP Workshop on Networked Systems for Developing Regions (NSDR 2009)

Secure Rural Supply Chain Management using Low Cost paper Watermarking
Ashlesh Sharma, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Eric Brewer.
ACM SOSP Workshop on Networked Systems for Developing Regions (NSDR 2009)