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mathematician

László Lovász, Hungarian mathematician. Member of International Mathematics Union (member executive committee 1987-1994, president since 2007), Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Rheinland-Westphalische Academy of Sciences, Acadamia Europaea, European Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1990-1993.

Background

Lovász, László was born on March 9, 1948 in Budapest, Hungary.

Education

Graduate, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1977. Doctor (honorary), University Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1992.

Doctor (honorary), University Szeged, Hungary, 1999. Doctor (honorary), Budapest University Technology, 2002. Doctor (honorary), University Calgary, 2006.

Career

Research associate Eötvös Loránd University, 1971—1975, professor, chair department computer science, 1983—1993, professor, 1993—2006, director Mathematics Institute, since 2006. Docent Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary, 1975—1978, professor, chair geometry, 1978—1982. Professor department computer science Yale University, New Haven, 1993—2000.

Researcher Microsoft Research Center, 1999—2006. Visiting professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1972—1973, University Bonn, Germany, 1984—1985, University Chicago, 1985, Mathematics Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California, 1986, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1987—1993. Adjunct professor University Waterloo, 1980—1990.

A.D.White professor-at-large Cornell University, New York City, 1982—1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member of several editorial boards.

Membership

Member of International Mathematics Union (member executive committee 1987-1994, president since 2007), Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Rheinland-Westphalische Academy of Sciences, Acadamia Europaea, European Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1990-1993.

Connections

Married; 4 children.