CS Dean Receives the RSA Conference Award 2012 and IACR Distinguished Lecturer 2013

CS Dean Receives the RSA Conference Award 2012 and IACR Distinguished Lecturer 2013Yesterday the RSA Conference has presented Prof. Eli Biham, Dean of Computer Science Department, with the prestigious RSA Conference Award 2012 for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics: "Professor Eli Biham has contributed groundbreaking work on the cryptanalysis of symmetric-key ciphers. Biham, a professor and dean of the Computer Science department at the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology, co-discovered the technique of differential cryptanalysis with Adi Shamir in the late 1980’s."

Eli Biham has also been chosen by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) to be next year's IACR Distinguished Lecturer.

The CS department congratulates Prof. Biham for his prestigious aceivments.

See RSA Conference announcement on http://www.rsaconference.com/events/2012/usa/about/rsa-conference-awards.htm and on http://www.sys-con.com/node/2185056

Congratulations to our Dean!

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