Avi Wigderson 60th celebration

On October 5-8 (right before FOCS 2016) there will be a workshop in Princeton in honor of Avi Wigderson’s 60th birthday. Avi is one of the most productive, generous and collaborative researchers in our community (see mosiac below of his collaborators). So, it’s not surprising that we were able to get a great lineup of speakers to what promises to be a fantastic workshop on Computer Science, Mathematics, and their interactions.

Attendance is free but registration is required. Also there are funds for travel support for students for which you should apply before August 1st.

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Scott Aaronson – MIT
  • Dorit Aharonov – Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Noga Alon – Tel Aviv University
  • Zeev Dvir – Princeton University
  • Oded Goldreich – Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Shafi Goldwasser – MIT
    Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Russell Impagliazzo –
    University of California, San Diego
  • Gil Kalai – Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Richard Karp – University of California, Berkeley
  • Nati Linial – Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Richard Lipton – Georgia Institute of Technology
  • László Lovász – Eötvös Loránd University
  • Alex Lubotzky – Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Silvio Micali – MIT
  • Noam Nisan – Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Toniann Pitassi – University of Toronto
  • Alexander Razborov – University of Chicago
  • Omer Reingold – Samsung Research America
  • Michael Saks – Rutgers University
  • Ronen Shaltiel – University of Haifa
  • Madhu Sudan – Harvard University
  • Eyal Wigderson – Hebrew University of Jerusalem


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