Ronald Linn Rivest ( / rɪˈvɛst /;   born May 6, 1947) is a cryptographer and an Institute Professor at MIT.  He is a member of MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and a member of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
He is also a founder of RSA Data Security, now named RSA Security (the security division of EMC), Verisign, and Peppercoin. Professor Rivest has research interests in cryptography, computer and network security, algorithms, voting security, climate change, and, most recently, contact tracing (exposure notification) . Contact Information
May 31, 2022 · Ronald Rivest – MIT EECS Home People Ronald Rivest Institute Professor, [CS] email@example.com (617) 253-5880 Office: 32-G692 Website Research Areas Security and Cryptography Theory of Computation Latest News More News May 31, 2022 Joel Moses, Institute Professor Emeritus and computer science trailblazer, dies at 80
Jan 1, 2023 · Ronald L. Rivest, (born 1947, Schenectady, N.Y., U.S.), American computer scientist and cowinner, with American computer scientist Leonard M. Adleman and Israeli cryptographer Adi Shamir, of the 2002 A.M. Turing Award, the highest honour in computer science, for their “ingenious contribution for making public-key cryptography useful in practice.”
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Aug 17, 2022 · Ronald L. Rivest Institute Professor Email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 253-5880 Room 32-G692 Professor Rivest is a MIT Institute Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a leader of the Cryptography and Information Security research group within MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Feb 24, 2022 · Who is Ron Rivest? Ron Rivest is a professor at MIT and a well-known cryptographer, computer scientist, writer, lecturer, and mathematician. He is a member of MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and a member of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
Feb 26, 2020 · Ron Rivest is an MIT Institute Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He’s an authority on algorithms and an inventor of the RSA public-key cryptosystem, one of the most widely used algorithms to securely transmit data. Since the 1980s, he’s taught students how to use cryptography to help secure voting systems.