Michel Goemans

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Mathematics, CSAIL
  • AMS Fellow, American Mathematical Society (2013)
  • Farkas Prize for mid-career researchers in Optimization (2012)
  • ACM: Fellow (2008)
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation: Fellow (2007)

      Collins Distinguished Scholar Award, MIT Mathematics Department (2006-2007)

  • MIT School of Science: Dean's Educational and Student Advising Award (2004)
  • Akamai Fellow (2002)
  • AMS: Delbert Ray Fulkerson Prize (2000)
  • IBM: Partnership Award (1999)
  • SIAM: Activity Group on Optimization Prize (1999)
  • SIAM: Activity Group on Optimization Prize (1996)
  • NSF: Career Award (1996)
  • Sloan Foundation: Research Fellowship (1995)

Michel Goemans is a Professor of Applied Mathematics and a member of the Theory of Computation group at CSAIL. His research interests are in combinatorial optimization and algorithms. He has developed new techniques to design approximation algorithms for hard optimization problems. He has been on the program committee of several major theoretical computer science conferences, including as chair of the 2003 ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing.

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