Chris Peikert

Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Chris Peikert received his PhD in computer science from MIT in 2006. After three years as a researcher at SRI, he joined Georgia Tech in 2009, where he is now an associate professor. His research is dedicated to new mathematical foundations for cryptography, particularly geometric objects called lattices. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award, a Sloan Fellowship, a Google Faculty Award, several best paper awards, and multiple teaching awards at GT.

Program Visits

Cryptography, Summer 2015, Visiting Scientist