Silvio Micali

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Silvio Micali (born October 13, 1954) is an Italian computer scientist at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and a professor of computer science in MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science since 1983. His research centers on the theory of cryptography and information security.Micali won the Turing Award together with Shafi Goldwasser in 2012.Micali has been on the faculty at MIT, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, since 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Silvio Micali has received more than 169,694 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Silvio Micali is the 155th most popular computer scientist (down from 148th in 2019), the 3,449th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,816th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Silvio Micali ranks 155 out of 205Before him are Ralph Merkle, Martin Fowler, Robert Tappan Morris, Peter Shor, Edmund M. Clarke, and Hal Abelson. After him are Grady Booch, Sudha Murty, Bertrand Meyer, Ian Murdock, Leslie Valiant, and Erich Gamma.

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Among people born in 1954, Silvio Micali ranks 436Before him are Alan Hollinghurst, João Carlos de Oliveira, Medha Patkar, Désiré Tsarahazana, Richard Edson, and Bruce Abbott. After him are Jorge Mendonça, Adam Ant, Dominique Bathenay, Caroline Cossey, Umberto Guidoni, and Siegrun Siegl.

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Among people born in Italy, Silvio Micali ranks 3,449 out of 4,088Before him are Luca Turilli (1972), Roberto Visentini (1957), Alessio Romagnoli (1995), Mauro Maur (1958), Domenico Schiattarella (1967), and Alessandro Diamanti (1983). After him are Antonio Giovinazzi (1993), Alex Gaudino (1970), Comunardo Niccolai (1946), Andrea Anastasi (1960), Francesco Casagrande (1970), and Walter Novellino (1953).


Among computer scientists born in Italy, Silvio Micali ranks 2Before him are Robert Fano (1917).