Session Chairs and Speakers


Zvi Galil
The John P. Imlay Jr. Dean of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology


Jeannette M. Wing
President's Professor of Computer Science and Department Head, Carnegie Mellon University
"Computational Thinking"


Henryk Wozniakowski
Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Warsaw
"Joseph F. Traub and Information-Based Complexity"


Ian Sloan
Scientia Professor at the University of New South Wales
"High Dimensional Integration - - From Information-Based Complexity to Uncertainty Quantification"


Ralph Gomory
Research Professor at the Stern School of Business of New York University (NYU) and President Emeritus of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
"Mathematics and Trade"


Anita Jones
University Professor Emerita
University of Virginia


Richard M. Karp
Director,Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
University of California at Berkeley
"How Can We Explain the Success of Heuristic Algorithms?"


David Lee
Director, Networking and Communications Lab, HP Labs, HP
"Memory Efficient Routing Table Design and Fast IP Lookup for High-End Core Routers"


Anargyros Papageorgiou
Research Scientist, Columbia University
"Quantum Algorithms and Complexity"


Shih-Fu Chang
Senior Vice Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University
Richard Dicker Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Computer Science Department, Columbia University


H.T. Kung
William H. Gates Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
"Compressive Computing"


David E. Shaw
Chief Scientist, D. E. Shaw Research
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Columbia University
"Anton: A Special-Purpose Machine That Achieves a Hundred-Fold Speedup in Biomolecular Simulations"