The 2010 ”Women in Theory” workshop was hosted by Princeton's Center for Computational Intractability and is intended for graduate and undergraduate students working in theoretical computer science. It features technical talks and tutorials by senior and junior women in the field. The motivation for the workshop was two-fold: to deliver an invigorating educational program and to bring together women from different departments in order to foster a sense of kinship and camarad
AUDIO PODCAST (Right-click to save link.) Edward Felten, professor of computer science and public affairs and director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, discusses "Cryptography: Secret Coding, Spying, and E-Commerce." This lecture is part of a series on "engineering the future." Other topics include cryptography, sustainable energy, transportation systems, water stewardship, greenhouse gases, and the future of the internet. The series was developed by th
The Alfred Sloan Foundation has chosen Boaz Barak, an assistant professor of computer science, to receive a Sloan Research Fellowship. The selective grants are awarded "to enhance the careers of the very best young faculty members in science."