11 Facts About Amit Sahai


Amit Sahai was born on 1974 and is an American computer scientist.


Amit Sahai is a professor of computer science at UCLA and the director of the Center for Encrypted Functionalities.


Amit Sahai was born in 1974 in Thousand Oaks, California, to parents who had immigrated from India.


At Berkeley, Sahai was named Computing Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate of the Year, North America, and was a member of the three-person team that won first place in the 1996 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.


Amit Sahai has published more than 100 original technical research papers.


Amit Sahai has given a number of invited talks including the 2004 Distinguished Cryptographer Lecture Series at NTT Labs, Japan.


Amit Sahai was named an Alfred P Sloan Foundation Research Fellow in 2002, received an Okawa Research Grant Award in 2007, a Xerox Foundation Faculty Award in 2010, and a Google Faculty Research Award in 2010.


Amit Sahai's research has been covered by several news agencies including the BBC World Service.


Amit Sahai was elected as an ACM Fellow in 2018 for "contributions to cryptography and to the development of indistinguishability obfuscation".


Amit Sahai was named a Simons Investigator by the Simons Foundation in 2021.


Amit Sahai was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.