László Lovász#


László Lovász
Email:lovasz 'at' cs.elte.hu
Membership Number:1131
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:llovasz
Elected:1991
Homepage: http://www.cs.elte.hu/~lovasz





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2011 Professor, Mathematical Institute, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
  • 2006-2011 Director, Mathematical Institute, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
  • 1999-2006 Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
  • 1993-2000 Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Yale University
  • 1983-1993 Professor, Chair of Computer Science, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
  • 1978-1982 Professor, Chair of Geometry, JJozsef Attila University Szeged
  • 1975-1978 Docent, Jozsef Attila University Szeged
  • 1971-1975 Research Associate, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Graph theory
  • Theoretical computer science

Honours and Awards
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences, corresp. member, 1979; reg.member, 1985
  • European Academy of Sciences, Arts and Humanities, 1981
  • Acadamia Europaea, 1991
  • Rheinland-Westphalische Akademie der Wissenschaften, corresponding member, 1993
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, 2002
  • Russian Academy of Sciences, 2006
  • Royal Dutch Academy of Science, 2006
  • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2007
  • London Mathematical Society, Honorary member, 2009
  • National Academy of Sciences of the US, 2012
  • Doctor Honoris Causa University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1992
  • Doctor Honoris Causa University of Szeged, Hungary, 1999
  • Doctor Honoris Causa Budapest University of Technology, 2002
  • Doctor Honoris Causa University of Calgary, 2006
  • Best Information Theory Paper Award, IEEE, 1981
  • Ray D.Fulkerson Prize, Amer. Math. Soc.Math. Prog. Soc., 1982
  • State Prize, Hungary, 1985
  • Tibor Szele Medal, Bolyai Society, 1992
  • Brouwer Medal, Dutch Matematical Society - Royal Netherl. Acad. Sci., 1993
  • National Order of Merit of Hungary, 1998
  • Bolzano Medal, Czech Mathematical Society, 1998
  • Wolf Prize, Israel, 1999
  • Knuth Prize, ACM-SIGACT, 1999
  • Corvin Chain, Hungary, 2001
  • Goedel Prize, ACM-EATCS, 2001
  • John von Neumann Medal, IEEE, 2005
  • John von Neumann Theory Prize, INFORMS, 2006
  • Bolyai Prize, Hungary, 2007
  • Kyoto Prize, Inamori Foundation, 2010
  • Ray D.Fulkerson Prize, Amer. Math. Soc.Math. Prog. Soc., 2012


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