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Watch the Hamilton Lecture 2022

If you missed the 2022 annual Royal Irish Academy Hamilton Lecture given by Professor Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton you can watch it now. Professor Wigderson spoke about ‘Cryptography: secrets and lies, knowledge and trust.’

Professor Avi Wigderson is the Herbert H. Maass Professor of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton University. His research interests include complexity theory, parallel algorithms, graph theory, cryptography, distributed computing, and neural networks. He has received numerous prizes including the Knuth Prize 2019, Gödel Prize in 2009, Nevanlinna Prize in 1994 and in 2021, Wigderson shared the Abel Prize with László Lovász “for their foundational contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics, and their leading role in shaping them into central fields of modern mathematics”.

The lecture was chaired by Maire O’Neill MRIA, Queen’s University Belfast.