Stephen Cook

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Birthday
14, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
New York

About

American computer scientist and mathematician who has contributed to the fields of complexity theory and proof complexity.

Before Fame

He earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in 1961 and a Master's degree and Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1962 and 1966.

Trivia

He received the Turing award in 1982 for his work in complexity theory.

Family Life

He has two children named Gordon and James.

Associated With

Like him, scientist John McCarthy has won the Turing award.