Peter Shor

Peter Shor


My interests are currently algorithms, quantum computing, computational geometry and combinatorics.


Please see


  • IEEE: Information Theory Society Paper Award (2017)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Fellow (2011)
  • INFORMS: Computing Society Prize for best paper (2007)
  • California Institute of Technology: Distinguished Alumni Award (2007)
  • National Academy of Sciences: Member (2005)
  • King Faisal Foundation: International Prize in Science (2002)
  • International Symposium on Information Theory: Plenary Talk (2000)
  • MacArthur Foundation: MacArthur Fellows Program (1999)
  • CMU: Dickson Prize in Science (1999)
  • Godel: Gödel Prize in Theoretical Computer Science (1999)
  • International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing: International Quantum Communications Award (1998)
  • The International Mathematical Union: Rolf Nevanlinna Prize (1998)