Shimon Even - Brief Bio
The following text was translated from Hebrew (and slightly formated).
The original is a BIO in Hebrew
(available from here)
that was prepared by Shimon in 2003.
- Born 15.6.35 in Ramat-Gan, Israel.
- BSc in Electrical Engineering, Technion (1959).
- MA in Mathematics, UNC (1961).
- PhD in Applied Mathematics, Harvard (1963).
- 1964-1967: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, Math. Dept., Technion.
- 1967-1969: Visiting Professor, Harvard.
- 1969-1974: Associate Professor, Weizmann Institute.
- 1974-2003: Professor, Computer Science Dept., Technion.
- [Visiting Positions]
- Visiting Professor at Berkeley, BU, Cornell, Duke, Lyngby, Lecce,
MIT, Paderborn, Salerno, Stanford, UNAM, USC, and UTD.
- Visiting Scientist at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies,
and Sperry Rand Research Center.
- Founded (at Weizmann Institute) the first graduate program
in Computer Science in Israel (1969).
- Fischbach Scholarship (1955-59).
- The George Farkas Chair in Computer Science (1981).
- The Henry Taub Award (1992).
- Salmon Simon Mani Award for Excellence in Teaching (1996).
- Research Interests:
Interconnection and Sorting Networks, Circuit Layout.
- Published more than seventy papers in international journals
and wrote two books on Graph Theory.
- Supervised fourteen Doctorate students
and over twenty Master's students.
- Was a member of a three-person team that designed in 1965 the first
commercial mini-computer in the world, Elbit100,
which was the first product of the Elbit Company.
- Licensed nine patents.