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Professor Alice Silverberg invited to address the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta in January 2017

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01/11/2017

Professor Alice Silverberg gave an AMS-MAA Invited Address at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings, which is the largest mathematics meeting in the world. She spoke on how mathematics can be useful in cryptography, how cryptography can motivate research of mathematical interest, and how mathematicians and cryptographers can learn to play well together. 

Professor Silverberg is a renowned researcher in Number Theory and its applications to Cryptography. She was awarded a large Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant to engage mathematicians and cryptographers in developing efficient and secure methods of computing on encrypted data.

More information about Professor Silverberg's talk and the Joint Mathematics Meetings can be found here: http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/meetings/national/jmm2017/2180_invspeakers