Richard Manning Karp Edit Profile
AB, Harvard University, 1955. Master of Science, Harvard University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1959.
Doctor of Science (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1986. Doctor of Science (honorary), Technion, 1989. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Massachusetts, 1990.
Doctor of Science (honorary), Georgetown University, 1992. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Central Florida, 2000.
Research staff member International Business Machines Corporation Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1959—1968. Visiting associate professor electrical engineering University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1964—1965. Professor computer science, industrial engineering, operations research University California, Berkeley, 1968—1996, associate chairman electrical engineering, computer science, 1973—1975, professor mathematics, 1980—1995, university professor, electrical engineering and computer science, since 1999.
Co-chairman program in computational complexity Mathematics Science Research Institute, California, 1985—1986. Research scientist International Computer Science Institute, 1988—1996, senior research scientist, since 1996. Professor computer science University Washington, Seattle, 1995—1999, adjunct professor molecular biotechnology, 1996—2000.
Hewlett-Packard visiting professor Math Science Research Institute, Berkeley, 1999—2000. Board governors Weizmann Institute Society. Advisory board Computer Profns. for Social Responsibility.
Faculty research lecturer, Berkeley, 1981—1982. Miller research professor, Berkeley, 1980—1981.
Fellow: Association Computing Machinery (Turing award 1985), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member: National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, American Philosophical Society, Institute Combinatorics and Applications.
Married Diana Leigh Grand. 1 child, Jeremy Alexander.