SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

April 16, 2014

SCIENTIFIC TALK
2007-08

February 11, 2008 - 3:30 pm

László Lovász,
Director, Institute of Mathematics , Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Hungary

Studying large graphs from left and right

László Lovász is well known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was been awarded both the Wolf and the Knuth prizes. He received his Ph.D. in 1970 at Eötvös Loránd University under the supervision of Tibor Gallai. In 2007 he was awarded the Bolyai prize.
Professor Lovász was a professor at Yale University during the 1990s and was a collaborative member of the Microsoft Research Center until 2006. He has now returned to Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, where he is the director of the Mathematical Institute. He has served as president of the International Mathematical Union since January 1, 2007.


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