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Personal Profile of Professor Eva Tardos

Éva Tardos is a Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University, currently chair of the Department of Computer Science for a second term after being chair 2006-2010. She received her BA and PhD from Eötvös University in Budapest. She had a Humboldt Fellowship at the University of Bonn, a postdoctoral fellowship at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences at Eötvös University. After two years as a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tardos joined the faculty at Cornell in 1989. She was Interim Dean for Computing and Information Sciences 2012-2013 and more recently was Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion at Cornell University. She received her BA and PhD from Eötvös University in Budapest.

Tardos’s research interests are algorithms and algorithmic game theory, the subarea of theoretical computer science theory of designing systems and algorithms for selfish users. Her research focuses on algorithms and games on networks. She is best known for her work on network-flow algorithms, approximation algorithms, and quantifying the efficiency of selfish routing.

She has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. She is the recipient of a number of fellowships and awards including the Packard Fellowship, the Gödel Prize, Dantzig Prize, Fulkerson Prize, ETACS prize, and the IEEE von Neumann Medal. She co-wrote the widely used textbook Algorithms Design. She has been editor editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the ACM and of the SIAM Journal of Computing, and was editor of several other journals including Combinatorica, and was program committee member and chair for several ACM and IEEE conferences in her area.

For additional information see: http:// http://www.cs.cornell.edu/~eva/
Current/Future Committee Membership
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Past Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Board of Trustees Mar 01, 2013 Feb 28, 2017