# Mathematician:Adi Shamir

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## Mathematician

In Hebrew: **עדי שמיר**

Israeli cryptographer and software engineer, best known for his involvement in the creation of the RSA algorithm.

## Nationality

Israeli

## History

- Born: July 6, 1952 in Tel Aviv, Israel

## Creations

- RSA Algorithm (with Ronald Linn Rivest and Leonard Max Adleman)
- Feige-Fiat-Shamir Identification Scheme (with Uriel Feige and Amos Fiat)
- Shamir Secret Sharing Scheme
- Fluhrer, Mantin and Shamir Attack (with Scott Fluhrer and Itsik Mantin)

Definitions of concepts named for **Adi Shamir** can be found here.