|Known for||Fully Homomorphic Encryption|
|Fields||Cryptography, computer science|
|Institutions||IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Algorand Foundation|
|Thesis||A Fully Homomorphic Encryption Scheme (2009)|
|Doctoral advisor||Dan Boneh|
Craig Gentry (born 1973) is an American computer scientist, currently working as a Research Fellow at Algorand Foundation, a blockchain startup founded by Silvio Micali. He is best known for his work in cryptography, specifically fully homomorphic encryption. In 2009, his dissertation, in which he constructed the first Fully Homomorphic Encryption scheme, won the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award. In 2010 he won the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for the same work. In 2014, he won a MacArthur Fellowship. He was a research scientist at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
- Craig Gentry at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- MacArthur Foundation (17 September 2014). "Craig Gentry". MacArthur Foundation. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
- Craig Gentry. Fully Homomorphic Encryption Using Ideal Lattices. In the 41st ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC), 2009.
- Greenberg, Andy (3 November 2014), "Hacker Lexicon: What is Homomorphic Encryption?", Wired, retrieved 26 October 2015
- Hayden, Erika (23 March 2015), "Extreme cryptography paves way to personalized medicine", Nature, 519 (7544), pp. 400–1, Bibcode:2015Natur.519..400C, doi:10.1038/519400a, PMID 25810184, retrieved 26 October 2015
- Gold, Virginia (16 June 2010). "Doctoral Candidate Developed Scheme that Could Spur Advances in Cloud Computing, Search Engine Queries, and E-Commerce" (Press release). New York. The Association for Computing Machinery. Archived from the original on 9 January 2016. Retrieved 2015-10-26.
- "Craig Gentry". Retrieved 26 October 2015.