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Dan Boneh elected to National Academy of Sciences

In recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Professor Dan Boneh was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. 

Dan Boneh heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the computer security lab. His research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security. Dan's work includes cryptosystems with novel properties, web security, security for mobile devices, and cryptanalysis.

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars. Established by an Act of Congress, signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the NAS is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Scientists are elected by their peers to membership in the NAS for outstanding contributions to research. The NAS is committed to furthering science in America, and its members are active contributors to the international scientific community. Approximately 500 current and deceased members of the NAS have won Nobel Prizes, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, founded in 1914, is today one of the premier international journals publishing the results of original research.

Please join us in congratulating Dan on his well-deserved recognition!

NAS, “National Academy of Sciences Elects Members and International Members,” May 2023.

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