Martin Hellman

Cryptographer, Academic

1945 –

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Who is Martin Hellman?

Martin Edward Hellman is an American cryptologist, and is best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle. Hellman is a long-time contributor to the computer privacy debate and is more recently known for promoting risk analysis studies on nuclear threats, including the NuclearRisk.org website.

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Born
Oct 2, 1945
New York
Also known as
  • Martin E. Hellman
  • Dr. Martin E. Hellman
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • Stanford University
  • The Bronx High School of Science
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Employment
  • IBM
  • Stanford University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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on July 23, 2013

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