10 Facts About Amit Sahai


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

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

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

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

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Amit Sahai has published more than 100 originaltechnical research papers.

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

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

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

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

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

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