Category:Donald Ervin Knuth

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Donald Knuth 
American computer scientist
Date of birth 10 January 1938
Educated at
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Milwaukee Lutheran High School
Doctoral advisor
Doctoral student
  • Leonidas J. Guibas
  • Michael Fredman
  • Scott Kim
  • Vaughan Pratt
  • Robert Sedgewick
  • Jeffrey Vitter
  • Andrei Broder
  • mathematician
  • computer scientist
  • historian of mathematics
  • writer
  • programmer
  • university teacher
Member of
  • Royal Society
  • French Academy of Sciences
  • Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • American Mathematical Society
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • National Academy of Engineering
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • American Philosophical Society
Field of work
  • combinatorics
  • computer science
  • analysis of algorithms
Notable work
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • Turing Award
  • IEEE John von Neumann Medal
  • Harvey Prize
  • National Medal of Science
  • Faraday Medal
  • Grace Murray Hopper Award
  • Josiah Willard Gibbs Lectureship
  • Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Turing Lecture
  • Computer History Museum fellow
  • Franklin Medal
  • Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology
  • ACM Software System Award
  • W. Wallace McDowell Award
  • Paul R. Halmos - Lester R. Ford Awards
  • BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award
  • Leroy P. Steele Prize
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal
  • Lester Randolph Ford Award
  • John von Neumann Lecture
  • doctor honoris causa
  • doctor honoris causa
Official website
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