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.