Kobbi Nissim

Title

Tenure Line -- Professor

Department

Department of Computer Science
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-5874

Bio

I am a Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University and an Affiliate Professor at Georgetown Law. Before Joining Georgetown I was at the Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Computation and Society, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Privacy in computation, Cryptography, Theory of Computing.

Recent Awards:
- Godel Prize 2017 for the paper Calibrating Noise to Sensitivity in Private Data Analysis (published in TCC 2006).
- IACR Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) Test-of-Time Award 2016 for the paper Calibrating Noise to Sensitivity in Private Data Analysis (published in TCC 2006).
- ACM Alberto O.~Mendelzon Test-of-Time Award 2013 for the paper Revealing Information while Preserving Privacy (published in PODS 2003).

Education

  • Ph.D. (2001) Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Computer Science
  • M.Sc. (1996) Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Computer Science
  • B.Sc. (1987) Tel-Aviv University, Electrical Engineering