Stanford has been ranked number one on digital currency news site CoinDesk’s first list of the top 10 “blockchain universities and colleges” in the United States.
Allison Berke is the executive director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative, where she manages the program’s research, education and outreach work.
On Tuesday, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) announced that Whitfield Diffie, a consulting scholar at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) , and Martin Hellman, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, are being honored with the 2015 A.M. Turing Award for their contributions to modern cryptography.
The inaugural Levchin Prize for Real World Cryptography was awarded Wednesday at the Real World Cryptography Conference (RWCC), held annually at Stanford. Phillip Rogaway, professor of Computer Science at UC Davis, as well as the international miTLS research team each received $10,000 for their work on cryptography.