The Laureates

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Silvio Micali

Born 13 October 1954, Palermo, Italy

ACM A.M. Turing Award (2012) “along with Shafrira Goldwasser, for transformative work that laid the complexity-theoretic foundations for the science of cryptography, and in the process pioneered new methods for efficient verification of mathematical proofs in complexity theory.”