Uriel Feige

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Uriel Feige
Institutions Weizmann Institute
Alma mater Ph.D. Weizmann Institute of Science, 1992[1]
Doctoral advisor Adi Shamir
Known for Feige–Fiat–Shamir identification scheme

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".