Robert Endre Tarjan

* April 30, 1948, Pomona, California, USA

Nevanlinna Prize - 1982

For devising near-optimal algorithms for many graph-theoretic and geometric problems for the development and exploitation of data structures supporting efficient algorithms, and for contributing several algorithmic analyses of striking profundity and elegance.

ACM A.M. Turing Award - 1986

With John E. Hopcroft, for fundamental achievements in the design and analysis of algorithms and data structures.