Celebration for computer scientist Michael Rabin to mark amazing achievements

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On August 29-30, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) will host a conference in celebration of computer scientist Michael Rabin’s 80th birthday.

Speakers will include Yonatan Aumann, Michael Ben-Or, Richard Karp, Dick Lipton, Silvio Micali, Michael Mitzenmacher, David Parkes, Tal Rabin, Ron Rivest, Dana Scott, Madhu Sudan, Salil Vadhan, Moshe Vardi, and Avi Wigderson.

Rabin is one of the most prominent computer scientists of the past 50 years. His contributions have influenced many foundational areas of the field.

The Rabin celebration event is open to the public, but registration is required by August 25th.

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Harlow (, or one of the organizers (Michael Mitzenmacher, Salil Vadhan, Leslie Valiant).

For more information, see the conference website.