Shafi Goldwasser

Shafrira “Shafi” Goldwasser, born in 1958, is an American-Israeli computer scientist and winner of the Turing Award in 2012. She is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, a professor of mathematical sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, co-founder and chief scientist of Duality Technologie and the director of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing in Berkeley, CA