Professor Michael Bender receives 2012 Imre Simon Test of Time Award


STONY BROOK, NY, February 27, 2012

Michael Bender, PhD, an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University and Martin Farach-Colton from Rutgers University are selected to receive the Imre Simon Test of Time Award. The 10th Latin American Theoretical INformatics Symposium (LATIN 2012) took place from the 16th to the 20th of April in the campus of the Universidad Católica San Pablo, in Arequipa, Peru.

The Imre Simon Test of Time award will be presented at the Latin American Symposium on Theoretical Informatics (LATIN 2012). This award recognizes the paper deemed to be most influential from among all those published in LATIN at least ten years previously. 2012 is the first year that the award is to be given and selects from those papers published between 1992 and 2002.  The prize is described on the conference website (