[Busec] Fwd: [cs-talks] ECE Colloquium Speaker Shlomi Dolev

Adam Smith adamdavisonsmith at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 12:54:15 EST 2017

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Subject: [cs-talks] ECE Colloquium Speaker Shlomi Dolev
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Hi all,
Please see below for an interesting event sponsored by the College of
CS Department


*Encountering Challenges in Computer Science, Including Quantum Safe Public
Key Infrastructure*

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*Shlomi Dolev*
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

*Nov. 10, 2017 (Fri.), 11:30 am*
8 St. Mary’s St., PHO 339
Faculty Host: Ari Trachtenberg
Light refreshments will be available outside of PHO 339 at 11:15 am

*V <http://www.bu.edu/eng/departments/ece/events/>**iew all upcoming events

In the talk, I will give an overview on recent research results of my
research group in the scopes of distributed computing, nano-robotics,
optical computing, brain science, machine learning and security and
privacy. Then sketch of concepts used for implementing quantum safe public
key infrastructure.


Shlomi Dolev received his B.Sc. in Engineering and B.A. in Computer Science
in 1984 and 1985, and his M.Sc. and D.Sc. in computer Science in 1990 and
1992 from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. From 1992 to 1995 he
was at Texas A&M University as a visiting research specialist. In 1995, he
joined the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Ben-Gurion
University where he is now a full professor. He was a visiting
researcher/professor at MIT, DIMACS, and LRI, for several periods during
summers. Prof. Dolev is the author of the book *Self-stabilization* published
by the MIT Press. He published more than three hundred journal and
conference scientific articles, and served in the program committee of more
than hundred conferences, chairing the 2014 ACM Symposium on Principles of
Distributed Computing, and the 2006 International Symposium on Distributed
Computing. He served as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on
Computers, the AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information and
Communication and a guest editor of the Distributed Computing Journal and
Theoretical Computer Science. His research grants include IBM faculty
awards, Intel academic grants, US Airforce and the NSF. Prof. Dolev
established the computer science department at Ben-Gurion university, and
served as the first chair of the department. Since then, Prof. Dolev served
as the dean of the faculty of natural sciences, and the head of the
interuniversity computation center of Israel. Prof. Dolev holds the Rita
Altura trust chair in computer science.  Currently chairing the computer
science discipline committee in the Israeli education ministry. Prof. Dolev
is a cyber security entrepreneur, co-founder, board member and chief
scientist of Secret Double Octopus.

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