2016 IEEE Honors Ceremony
This week we’re recognizing theoretical computer scientist and professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, Christos Papadimitriou. Papadimitriou was a key player in the development of NP total search problems. His work on the Nash Equilibrium helped to develop algorithmic game theory, involving the convergence of computer science and economic theory. This year at the 2016 IEEE Honors Ceremony Papadimitriou received the 2016 IEEE John Von Neumann Medal "For providing a deeper understanding of computational complexity and its implications for approximation algorithms, artificial intelligence, economics, database theory, and biology.