Renowned Chinese computer scientist Andrew Yao Chi-chih has been recognised with the Kyoto Prize in advanced technology, an international award of Japanese origin. Photo: Weibo
Renowned Chinese computer scientist Andrew Yao Chi-chih has been recognised with the Kyoto Prize in advanced technology, an international award of Japanese origin. Photo: Weibo

Esteemed Chinese computer scientist awarded Kyoto Prize for work playing ‘a vital role in modern society’

  • Andrew Yao Chi-chih awarded for contributions to computer science and its influence on issues such as secure computing and big data processing
  • Yao said past 40 years had seen many advances in MPC theory and in hardware and algorithms, with implications for fintech, data training and drug discovery

Topic |   China science
Renowned Chinese computer scientist Andrew Yao Chi-chih has been recognised with the Kyoto Prize in advanced technology, an international award of Japanese origin. Photo: Weibo
Renowned Chinese computer scientist Andrew Yao Chi-chih has been recognised with the Kyoto Prize in advanced technology, an international award of Japanese origin. Photo: Weibo
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