Peter Shor

Peter Shor, Computer scientist who discovered Shor's algorithm, 60 years old.

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Peter Shor

Peter Williston Shor (born August 14 1959) is an American professor of applied mathematics at MIT most famous for his work on quantum computation in particular for devising Shor's algorithm a quantum algorithm for factoring exponentially faster than the best currently-known algorithm running on a classical computer.

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Peter Shor was born on the , which was a Friday. He will be turning 61 in only 252 days from today (06 December, 2019).

Peter Shor is 60 years old.

Peter Shor zodiac sign is leo.
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Year Title
- International Mathematical Olympiad

Awards (10)

Year Award
2002 King Faisal International Prize awarded he was 42 years old
1998 O'Reilly Open Source Award awarded he was 38 years old
1998 Nevanlinna Prize awarded he was 38 years old
1998 International Quantum Communication Award awarded he was 38 years old
2002 King Faisal International Prize in Science awarded he was 42 years old
1999 Gödel Prize awarded he was 39 years old
1999 Dickson Prize in Science awarded he was 39 years old
2010 Josiah Willard Gibbs Lectureship awarded he was 50 years old
2017 ICTP Dirac Medal awarded he was 57 years old
- MacArthur Fellows Program awarded

Peter Shor (60 years)
Peter Shor
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American professor of applied mathematics at MIT

  • Birth place: New York City, United States, New York
  • Birth Sign: Leo
Birthday
Friday, August 14, 1959

Days left until next birthday: 252 days (as of December 6)

Birth sign: Leo

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