Gabor Tardos

Gábor
Tardos

Research interests:

Combinatorics, discrete and computational geometry, and complexity theory

tardos@renyi.hu
(+36-1) 483-8348
www.renyi.hu/~tardos/

Short Biography

Born in July 11, 1964, Budapest, Hungary.

Degrees

1987, Diploma in Mathematics, Eötvös University
1988, Ph.D. in Mathematics, Eötvös University. Topic of thesis: universal algebra. Advisors: L. Babai and P. P. Pálfy.
2005, Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Positions

1991 - current: Research Fellow, Rényi Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
2005–2013: Canada Research Chair of computational and discrete geometry, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada.
1992-2003: Professor of the Computer Science Department, Eötvös University, Budapest.
1996-1997: Member of the Institute for Advanced Study
1995-1996: Visiting Professor at the Computer Science Department, the University of Toronto.
1990-1992: Visiting Professor at the Computer Science Department, the Rutgers University.
1987-1990: Hungarian Academy of Sciences Fellowship, Eötvös University, Budapest.
1989: Visiting Professor at the Computer Science Department, the University of Chicago.
1988: Dickson Instructor at the Department of Mathematics, the University of Chicago.

Honors and awards

2018: Member of Academia Europaea.
2018: Academy Prize (Hungarian Academy of Sciences).
1999: P. Erdős Prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
1999: Rényi Prize of the A. Rényi Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
1995: Prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for Young Researchers.
1992: Prize of the First European Congress of Mathematics.
1988: G. Grünwald prize for young researchers in mathematics, awarded by the J. Bolyai Mathematical Society.