Cynthia Dwork, Ph.D.

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, John Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Radcliffe Alumnae Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Affiliated Faculty, Harvard Law School and Harvard Department of Statistics
Cynthia Dwork’s website

Dwork is a professor of computer science at Harvard University, affiliated faculty at Harvard Law School, and a distinguished scientist at Microsoft. Her work has established the pillars of fault-tolerant distributed systems, modernized cryptography to the ungoverned interactions of the internet and the era of quantum computing, revolutionized privacy-preserving statistical data analysis, and launched the theory of algorithmic fairness. She is the recipient of numerous awards and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

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