Brent Waters*04 receives Grace Murray Hopper Award
April 28, 2016
Congratulations to Brent Waters who has received the Grace Murray Hopper Award for the introduction and development of the concepts of attribute-based and functional encryption. The ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award recognizes an outstanding young computer professional and is selected on the basis of a single recent major technical or service contribution. Waters received his Ph.D. from Princeton Computer Science in 2004, and is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. More information on the work he is being recognized for and the other technical awards the ACM recently announced can be found here.