# Gábor

Tardos

Research interests:

Combinatorics, discrete and computational geometry, and complexity theory

tardos@renyi.hu

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.