Date Posted: 7/16/2021

Rafael Pass, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech, and coauthor, Yanyi Liu, won a Best Paper award at CRYPTO '21 for their article "On the Possibility of Basing Cryptography on EXP ≠ BPP." In addition to being admitted to a special session at the conference devoted to award-winning papers, the piece will be invited for inclusion in the Journal of Cryptology.

See also coverage of another collaboration between Pass and doctoral candidate, Liu, "On One-way Functions and Kolmogorov Complexity," which appeared in the Chronicle.