Category:Donald Ervin Knuth

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Donald Knuth 
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American computer scientist
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Date of birth 10 January 1938
Milwaukee
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Case Western Reserve University (Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, mathematics, 1960)
  • California Institute of Technology (Doctor of Philosophy, mathematics, June 1963, September 1960)
  • Milwaukee Lutheran High School (1956)
Doctoral advisor
Doctoral student
  • Leonidas J. Guibas
  • Michael Fredman
  • Scott Kim
  • Vaughan Pratt
  • Robert Sedgewick
  • Jeffrey Vitter
  • Andrei Broder
Occupation
  • mathematician
  • computer scientist
  • historian of mathematics
  • writer
  • programmer
  • university teacher
Employer
  • Stanford University
  • Burroughs Corporation (1960, 1968)
  • Institute for Defense Analyses (1968, 1969)
Member of
  • Royal Society (2003)
  • French Academy of Sciences (1992)
  • Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • American Mathematical Society
  • National Academy of Sciences (1975)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1973)
  • Russian Academy of Sciences (2008)
  • Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (1998)
  • National Academy of Engineering (1981)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (1982)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • American Philosophical Society (2012)
Field of work
  • combinatorics
  • computer science
  • analysis of algorithms
Notable work
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1972, 1973)
  • Turing Award (1974, The Art of Computer Programming)
  • IEEE John von Neumann Medal (1995)
  • Harvey Prize (1995)
  • National Medal of Science (1979, Jimmy Carter)
  • Faraday Medal (2011)
  • Grace Murray Hopper Award (1971)
  • Josiah Willard Gibbs Lectureship (1978)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society (2003)
  • Turing Lecture (2011)
  • Computer History Museum fellow (1998)
  • Franklin Medal (1988)
  • Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology (1996)
  • ACM Software System Award (1986)
  • W. Wallace McDowell Award (1980)
  • Paul R. Halmos - Lester R. Ford Awards (1975, 1993)
  • BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2010)
  • Leroy P. Steele Prize (1986)
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal (1988)
  • Lester Randolph Ford Award (1993)
  • John von Neumann Lecture (2016)
  • doctor honoris causa (ETH Zurich, 2005)
  • doctor honoris causa (University of Tübingen, 2001)
Official website
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