Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS); Professor, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS); Investigator, Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL)
Shafi Goldwasser is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a professor of computer science and applied mathematics at Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. She is also a principal investigator at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory where she heads the Theory of Computation Group, co-leads the Cryptography and Information Security Group and is a member of the Complexity Theory Group. She is also a member of the Foundations of Computer Science Group at WIS. Goldwasser is also the director of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley
She has received a Turing Award, a Simons Foundation Investigator Award and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’s Emanual R. Piore Award. She earned a BS from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.
- Garg, S., Goldwasser, S., Vasudevan, P. N. (2020). Formalizing Data Deletion in the Context of the Right to be Forgotten. International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).
- Goldwasser, S., Grossman, O., Mohanty, S., Woodruff, D. P., (2019). Pseudo-deterministic Streaming. Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference (ITCS): 79:1-79:25.
- Goemans, M., Goldwasser, S., and Holden, D. (2019). Doubly-Efficient Pseudo-Deterministic Proofs. The Computing Research Repository (CoRR).
- Chen, L., Goldwasser, S., Lyu, K., Rothblum, G. N., Rubinstein, A. (2018). Fine-grained Complexity Meets IP = PSPACE. Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA).
- Oct. 30, 2019: Tech Crunch, Duality, a security startup co-founded by the creator of homomorphic encryption, raises $16M.
- Mar. 5, 2019: MIT News, Computing the future.
- Dec. 11, 2017: CSAIL News, Goldwasser gives briefing on cryptography to Congress.
- Mar. 13, 2013: MIT News, Goldwasser and Micali win Turing Award.