Connecticut Academy of
Science & Engineering

Joan Feigenbaum, Yale University

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Regular
Salutation
Professor
First Name
Joan
Last Name
Feigenbaum
Photo
Organization
Yale University
Academic Credential
PhD
Position/Title
Grace Murray Hopper Professor of Computer Science & Economics; Chair, Computer Science
Department (if applicable)
Computer Science
DEGREES: (institution, date, degree, major)
Harvard University, 1981, AB, Mathematics; Stanford University, 1986, PhD, Computer Science
City
New Haven
STATE
CT
Year Elected
2013
Citation
Professor Feigenbaum is recognized for groundbreaking contributions to theoretical computer science, the development of connections between her field and other disciplines and exceptional service to the scientific community. She has made foundational contributions include cryptographic complexity theory, authorization and trust management, massive-data-stream computation, and algorithmic mechanism design.
Professional Area(s)
General Area: Computer Science
Specialized Areas: Security and Privacy Economics and Computation; Massive-Data-Stream Algorithmics; Cryptographic Complexity Theory
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