[cs-talks] ECE Colloquium Speaker Shlomi Dolev

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Please see below for an interesting event sponsored by the College of Engineering!
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
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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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