39th Annual James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award Lecture

Tuesday, February 08, 2011
39th Annual James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award Lecture

Speaker: Professor Ronald L. Rivest, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Time: 4:00p–5:30p

Location: 10-250, Huntington Hall

Ronald L. Rivest, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science who helped develop one of the world's most widely used Internet security systems, is MIT's James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award winner for 2010-2011.

The award was announced at the faculty meeting on Wednesday, May 19. Established in 1971 as a tribute to MIT's 10th president, the Killian Award recognizes extraordinary professional accomplishment by an MIT faculty member.
Rivest, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor in MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), is known for his pioneering work in the field of cryptography, computer and network security.

Web site: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2010/rivest-wins-facultys-killian-award
.html

Open to: the general public

Cost: Free

Sponsor(s): Information Center, Provost's Office, Killian Award Committee

For more information, contact:
Joe Coen
617-253-5734
jcoen@mit.edu

This event is categorized as: lectures/conferences, science/engineering, institute events

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