Cynthia Dwork to Join Harvard Theory of Computing group

Cynthia Dwork to Join Harvard Theory of Computing group

February 10, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Cynthia Dwork will be joining our faculty on Spring 2017. Cynthia  who is currently holds the position of a Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft Research, has done seminal work in cryptography and distributed computing, and more recently has been a leader in the study of privacy-preserving data analysis and more general connections between computing and society. She is the recipient of Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize, establishing the pillars on which every fault-tolerant system has been built for decades.

Michael O. Rabin

Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship

October 14, 2015

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University seeks applicants for the inaugural Michael O. Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Computer Science. Please see for details and information on how to apply.

John A. Paulson gift to Harvard SEAS

Harvard receives largest gift ever for SEAS

June 3, 2015

Harvard has received a $400M dollar donation from John A. Paulson to its School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, of which Computer Science is a part. This is the largest donation in Harvard's history and will go a long way toward ensuring the strength of SEAS, and Computer Science in particular, at Harvard.