Yesterday 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 on his prestigious aceivments.
See RSA Conference announcement on
Congratulations to our Dean!