László Lovász#


László Lovász
Membership Number:1131
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:MATHEMATICS
Elected:1991
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY
Homepage(s):http://www.cs.elte.hu/~lovasz




Present and Previous Positions

  • Since 2020 Academic Director of the AE Budapest Knowledge Hub
  • 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
  • Graph theory
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Theoretical computer science

Honours and Awards
  • 1985 Regular member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1979 Corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1981 European Academy of Sciences, Arts and Humanities
  • 1991 Member of Acedamia Europaea
  • 1993 Corresponding member of the Rheinland-Westphälische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 2002 Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
  • 2006 Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Science
  • 2007 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 Honorary member of the London Mathematical Society
  • 2012 Member of the National Academy of Sciences of the US
  • 1992 Doctor Honoris Causa University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • 1999 Doctor Honoris Causa University of Szeged, Hungary
  • 2002 Doctor Honoris Causa Budapest University of Technology
  • 2006 Doctor Honoris Causa University of Calgary
  • 1981 Best Information Theory Paper Award, IEEE
  • 1982 Ray D.Fulkerson Prize, Amer. Math. Soc.Math. Prog. Soc.
  • 1985 State Prize, Hungary
  • 1992 Tibor Szele Medal, Bolyai Society
  • 1993 Brouwer Medal, Dutch Matematical Society - Royal Netherl. Acad. Sci.
  • 1998 National Order of Merit of Hungary
  • 1998 Bolzano Medal, Czech Mathematical Society
  • Wolf Prize, Israel, 1999
  • 1999 Knuth Prize, ACM-SIGACT
  • 2001 Corvin Chain, Hungary
  • 2001 Goedel Prize, ACM-EATCS
  • 2005 John von Neumann Medal, IEEE
  • 2006 John von Neumann Theory Prize, INFORMS
  • 2007 Bolyai Prize, Hungary
  • Kyoto Prize, Inamori Foundation, 2010
  • 2012 Ray D.Fulkerson Prize, Amer. Math. Soc.Math. Prog. Soc.
  • 2019 Hypatia Prize, Academia Europaea
  • 2021 Abel Prize


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