Adi Shamir - Profile

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  • Job Title: Professor
    Israel, The Weizmann Institute of Science
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Professor Adi Shamir visited Georgia Tech during March 3-10, 2012.

Adi Shamir is an Israeli cryptographer who has made numerous groundbreaking contributions to the theory and practice of computer science. The Paul and Marlene Borman Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Shamir is the 2002 winner of the ACM Turing Award for co-inventing (with Rivest and Adelman) the RSA cryptosystem, among countless other contributions to cryptography and cryptanalysis (code-breaking). He is well known for proving the equivalence of IP and PSPACE, and for his work on devices for factoring large integers. Shamir is also the recipient of (among others) the Erdos Prize and the Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award.

 GTISC/ARC Distinguished Lecture Poster [PDF]

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