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Endre Szemerédi
Endre Szemerédi
Born August 21, 1940 (1940-08-21) (age 81)
Budapest, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian American
Alma mater Moscow State University
Awards Abel Prize (2012)
Széchenyi Prize (2012)
Rolf Schock Prizes (2008)
Leroy P. Steele Prize (2008)
George Pólya Prize (1975)
Alfréd Rényi Prize (1973)
Member of the National Academy of Sciences
Scientific career
Fields Combinatorics
Computer science
Theoretical computer science
Institutions Rutgers University
Doctoral advisor Israel Gelfand
Doctoral students Jaikumar Radhakrishnan
Gabor Sarkozy

Endre Szemerédi (born August 21, 1940) is a Hungarian-American mathematician. He worked in the field of combinatorics and theoretical computer science. He has been the State of New Jersey Professor of computer science at Rutgers University since 1986.

He also holds a professor emeritus status at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Awards and honors

Szemerédi has won numerous awards and honors for his contribution to mathematics and computer science. A few of them are listed here:

  • Grünwald Prize (1967)
  • Grünwald Prize (1968)
  • Rényi Prize (1973)
  • George Pólya Prize for Achievement in Applied Mathematics (SIAM), (1975)
  • Prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1979)
  • State of New Jersey Professorship (1986)
  • The Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research (AMS), (2008)
  • The Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics for deep and pioneering work from 1975 on arithmetic progressions in subsets of the integers (2008)
  • The Széchenyi Prize of the Hungarian Republic for his many fundamental contributions to mathematics and computer science (2012)
  • The Abel Prize for his fundamental contributions to discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science (2012)

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