Professor Cynthia Dwork is Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School, and Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft.
She uses theoretical computer science to place societal problems on a firm mathematical foundation.
Her recent awards and honors include the 2020 ACM SIGACT and IEEE TCMF Knuth Prize, the 2020 IEEE Hamming Medal, and the 2017 Gödel Prize.
- B.S. Princeton University, 1979
- M.Sc. Cornell University, 1981
- Ph.D. Cornell University, 1983