2015: ACM Alan M. Turing Award
2013: Silicon Valley Hall of Fame
2013: Information Systems Security Association Hall of Fame
2012: Stanford Engineering Hero
2012: National Cyber Security Hall of Fame
2012: National Academy of Inventors Hall of Fame
2012: RSA Lifetime Achievement Award
2011: National Inventors Hall of Fame
2011: Elected a Fellow of the Computer History Museum
2010: IEEE Hamming Medal "For the invention of public key cryptography and its application to secure communications."
2006: Elected a Fellow of the IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research) "For the invention of public-key cryptography and for pioneering open research in cryptology."
2002: Elected to the National Academy of Engineering "for contributions to the theory and practice of cryptography"
2000: Marconi International Fellow Award
1999: IEEE Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award
1998: IEEE Information Theory Society Golden Jubilee Award
1998: International Engineering Consortium Fellow
1997: Association for Computing Machinery's Kanellakis Award
1997: The Franklin Institute's Levy Medal
1996: National Computer Systems Security Award
1994: Electronic Frontier Foundation's Pioneer Award
1989: Stanford Society of Black Scientists and Engineers' Outstanding Professor Award
1989: Stanford Society of Chicano and Latino Engineers and Scientists' Outstanding Professor Award
1987: Stanford Society of Black Scientists and Engineers' Outstanding Professor Award
1987: Stanford University Tau Beta Pi Award for Undergraduate Teaching
1984: IEEE Centennial Medal
1981: IEEE Donald G. Fink Award for the outstanding tutorial or survey paper of 1979 (Privacy and Authentication: An Introduction to Cryptography, jointly authored with Diffie).
1980: Elected a Fellow of the IEEE "for contributions to cryptography"
1978: IEEE Information Theory Group Award for Best Paper Published in the Preceding Two Years (New Directions in Cryptography, jointly authored with Diffie)
1978: California State Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Consumer Protection
1966: Honorable Mention in Eta Kappa Nu's competition to name "The Most Outstanding Electrical Engineering Student in the United States"
1966: IEEE Student Paper Contest: First prize, New York Section; Second prize, Region 1.
1966-68: National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
1966: NYU Electrical Engineering Department's Arnold Award
1964: Election to Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Society
1964: Election to Eta Kappa Nu, the National Electrical Engineering Honor Society
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