Avi Wigderson

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Avi Wigderson
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Born (1956-09-09) 9 September 1956 (age 67)
Alma materTechnion
Princeton University (Ph.D.)
AwardsNevanlinna Prize (1994)
Gödel Prize (2009)
Knuth Prize (2019)
Abel Prize (2021)
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical computer science
InstitutionsInstitute for Advanced Study
ThesisStudies in Computational Complexity (1983)
Doctoral advisorRichard Lipton
Doctoral studentsDorit Aharonov
Ran Raz

Avi Wigderson (Hebrew: אבי ויגדרזון; born 9 September 1956[1]) is an Israeli mathematician and computer scientist. He is the Herbert H. Maass Professor in the school of mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.[2] He won the Abel Prize in 2021 for his work.

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  1. Wigderson, Avi (22 May 2014), Resumé (PDF), retrieved 7 March 2016
  2. "Faculty | IAS School of Mathematics". www.math.ias.edu. 4 August 2008. Retrieved 19 June 2020.