Mihir Bellare is a cryptographer and professor at the University of California San Diego. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[2] He has published several seminal papers in the field of cryptography (notably in the area of provable security), many of which were co-written with Phillip Rogaway. Bellare has published a number of papers in the field of Format-Preserving Encryption. His students include Michel Abdalla, Chanathip Namprempre, Tadayoshi Kohno and Anton Mityagin. Bellare is one of the authors of skein.

Mihir Bellare
Board member ofSan Diego Privacy Advisory Board
Academic background
Alma materCaltech (BS) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)
ThesisRandomness in Interactive Proofs (1991)
Doctoral advisorSilvio Micali[1]
Academic work
DisciplineComputer science
InstitutionsUniversity of California San Diego
Notable ideasRandom oracle model

In 2003 Bellare was a recipient of RSA Conference's Sixth Annual Award for outstanding contributions in the field of mathematics for his research in cryptography.[3] In 2013 he became a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.[4] In 2019 he was awarded Levchin Prize for Real-World Cryptography for his outstanding contributions to the design and analysis of real-world cryptosystems, including the development of random oracle model, modes of operation, HMAC, and models for key exchange.[5]

Bellare's papers cover topics including:

On September 14, 2022, Bellare was appointed by the Mayor of San Diego to the city's Privacy Advisory Board.[6][2]

References edit

  1. ^ Mihir Bellare at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ a b Gloria, Todd (2022-09-14). "Memorandum | Appointments to the Privacy Advisory Board" (PDF). The City of San Diego. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2022-10-20.
  3. ^ "RSA Conference Announces Sixth Annual Award Recipients". www.rsa.com. Archived from the original on January 7, 2010.
  4. ^ "ACM Names Fellows for Computing Advances that Are Transforming Science and Society" (Press release). Association for Computing Machinery. Archived from the original on 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2013-12-10.
  5. ^ "Levchin Prize Names Winners at the 2019 Real-World Crypto Conference". AP NEWS. 2019-01-09. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  6. ^ "OnBoard2 | City of San Diego". The City of San Diego. Archived from the original on 2023-03-08. Retrieved 2023-03-08.

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