Martin E. Hellman
Honors and Awards

2013: Silicon Valley Hall of Fame

2013: Information Systems Security Association Hall of Fame

2012: Stanford Engineering Hero

2012: National Cyber Security Hall of Fame

2012: National Academy of Inventors Hall of Fame

2012: RSA Lifetime Achievement Award

2011: National Inventors Hall of Fame

2011: Elected a Fellow of the Computer History Museum

2010: IEEE Hamming Medal "For the invention of public key cryptography and its application to secure communications."

2006: Elected a Fellow of the IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research) "For the invention of public-key cryptography and for pioneering open research in cryptology."

2002: Elected to the National Academy of Engineering "for contributions to the theory and practice of cryptography"

2000: Marconi International Fellow Award

1999: IEEE Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award

1998: IEEE Information Theory Society Golden Jubilee Award

1998: International Engineering Consortium Fellow

1997: Association for Computing Machinery's Kanellakis Award

1997: The Franklin Institute's Levy Medal

1996: National Computer Systems Security Award

1994: Electronic Frontier Foundation's Pioneer Award

1989: Stanford Society of Black Scientists and Engineers' Outstanding Professor Award

1989: Stanford Society of Chicano and Latino Engineers and Scientists' Outstanding Professor Award

1987: Stanford Society of Black Scientists and Engineers' Outstanding Professor Award

1987: Stanford University Tau Beta Pi Award for Undergraduate Teaching

1984: IEEE Centennial Medal

1981: IEEE Donald G. Fink Award for the outstanding tutorial or survey paper of 1979 (Privacy and Authentication: An Introduction to Cryptography, jointly authored with Diffie).

1980: Elected a Fellow of the IEEE "for contributions to cryptography"

1978: IEEE Information Theory Group Award for Best Paper Published in the Preceding Two Years (New Directions in Cryptography, jointly authored with Diffie)

1978: California State Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Consumer Protection

1966: Honorable Mention in Eta Kappa Nu's competition to name "The Most Outstanding Electrical Engineering Student in the United States"

1966: IEEE Student Paper Contest: First prize, New York Section; Second prize, Region 1.

1966-68: National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow

1966: NYU Electrical Engineering Department's Arnold Award

1964: Election to Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Society

1964: Election to Eta Kappa Nu, the National Electrical Engineering Honor Society

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