July 28, 2000 11:40 AM PDT
Short Take: Compaq hires cryptography expert
Compaq Computer announced that Dr. Cynthia Dwork has been named research staff Fellow. Dwork joins Compaq Corporate Research from IBM's Almaden Research Center, where she spent 15 years working in distributed algorithms, complexity theory, and cryptography. "Dwork's groundbreaking theoretical contributions and technology transfer experience will have a significant and long-term impact on Compaq," said Bob Iannucci, vice president of corporate research at Compaq.