Hedy Lamarr Award 2023 goes to… Maria Eichlseder!

The city of Vienna honoured Maria Eichlseder for her work on secure and efficient cryptographic algorithms.

The sixth Hedy Lamarr Prize of the City of Vienna was awarded to Maria on 21st November 2023. "The Hedy Lamarr Prize winners inspire through their technological excellence and are role models for future generations of women who want to gain a foothold in the IT industry. Outstanding research by women not only contributes significantly to the progress of science in all areas, but also brings forth a variety of perspectives and innovations that have a lasting impact on our society," says City Councillor for Science Veronica Kaup-Hasler.

The city of Vienna awards the Hedy Lamarr Prize every year together with DigitalCity.Wien and UIV Urban Innovation Vienna.

Congratulations once more!

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To find out more about the award click here!

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