John Hopcroft

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Birthday
9, 1939
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Seattle, WA

About

Theoretical computer scientist who specialized in the theory of computation and data structures. He once received the Turing Award which is considered one of the highest awards in his field.

Before Fame

He studied exclusively at the top institutions of Stanford, Princeton, and Cornell.

Trivia

In 1994 he became a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Family Life

John's grandfather's name was Jacob Nist.

Associated With

George Bush nominated him to be on the National Science Board.