Uriel Feige

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Uriel Feige
Alma mater Ph.D. Weizmann Institute of Science, 1992[1]
Known for Feige–Fiat–Shamir identification scheme
Scientific career
Institutions Weizmann Institute
Doctoral advisor Adi Shamir

Uriel Feige (Hebrew: אוריאל פייגה‎) is an Israeli computer scientist who was a doctoral student of Adi Shamir.


Uriel Feige currently holds the post of Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot in Israel.[2]


He is notable for co-inventing the Feige–Fiat–Shamir identification scheme along with Amos Fiat and Adi Shamir.

Honors and awards[edit]

He won the Gödel Prize in 2001 "for the PCP theorem and its applications to hardness of approximation".