Peter Shor Computer scientist who discovered Shor's algorithm


BirthdayFriday, August 14, 1959
Countdown Days left until next birthday: 360
BirthplaceNew York City, United States, New York
Age60 years old
Birth SignLeo

About Peter Shor

Peter Williston Shor (born August 14 1959) is an American professor of applied mathematics at MIT most famous for his work on quantum computation in particular for devising Shor's algorithm a quantum algorithm for factoring exponentially faster than the best currently-known algorithm running on a classical computer.

When is Peter Shor's birthday?

Peter Shor was born on the , which was a Friday. Peter Shor will be turning 61 in only 360 days from today.

How old is Peter Shor?

Peter Shor is 60 years old. To be more precise, the current age as of right now is 21921 days, 3 hours, 0 minutes and 12 seconds.

What is Peter Shor's zodiac sign?

Peter Shor's zodiac sign is Leo.

Where was Peter Shor born?

Peter Shor was born in New York City, United States, New York.

Is Peter Shor still alive?

Yes, Peter Shor is still alive.

AlmaMater: California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Award: Nevanlinna Prize, Gödel Prize, King Faisal International Prize, William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, MacArthur Fellows Program

KnownFor: Shor's algorithm

Nationality: United States

Residence: United States

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