Professor & Director of Ph.D. Admissions
Adam Smith is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Boston University. His research interests lie in data privacy and cryptography, and their connections to machine learning, statistics, information theory, and quantum computing. He obtained his Ph.D. from MIT in 2004 and has held visiting positions at the Weizmann Institute of Science, UCLA, and Harvard. He previously was a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Penn State. He received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2009; a 2016 Theory of Cryptography Test of Time award; the 2019 Eurocrypt Test of Time award; and the 2017 Gödel Prize.
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