Irit Dinur SoM

Irit Dinur

Professor
School of Mathematics

Theoretical Computer Science

Affiliation

Mathematics

Field of Study

Theoretical Computer Science

Irit Dinur is interested in error-correcting codes and probabilistically checkable proofs, both of which capture a certain “robustness” in computation. Over the course of her career, she has made numerous transformative contributions to the field of theoretical computer science, publishing groundbreaking work on optimization, expansion of graphs and hypergraphs, coding theory, and differential privacy. 

Dates at IAS

Faculty
School of Mathematics
Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
Member
School of Mathematics

Degrees

Tel Aviv University
Ph.D.
2001
Tel Aviv University
B.Sc.
1995

Honors

2023
Best Paper Award in Theoretical Computer and Information Sciences
2022
ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award
2022
STOC Best Paper Award
2021
Kimmel Award
2019
Gödel Prize
2015
Prof. Pazy Memorial Research Award
2014
Levinson Award
2013
PODS Test of Time Award
2012
Erdös Prize
2007
Yad Hanadiv Bruno Research Award
2006
Best Paper Award at the 38th ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing
2006
The Hebrew University Rector Prize
2005
Bergmann Memorial BSF Award
2002
Haim Nessyahu Prize for Excellent Ph.D. Thesis in Mathematics in Israel

Appointments

Weizmann Institute of Science
2013–2024
Professor
Weizmann Institute of Science
2007–2013
Associate Professor
Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
2012–2013
Visiting Fellow
Microsoft New England Research Lab
2011–2012
Visiting Researcher
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2004–2007
Senior Lecturer