Shimon Even was born in Israel on June 15th, 1935.
He died on May 1st, 2004.
In addition to his pioneering research contributions (most notably to Graph Algorithms and Cryptography), Shimon is known for having been a highly influential educator. He played a major role in establishing computer science education in Israel (e.g., at the Weizmann Institute and the Technion). He served as a source of professional inspiration and as a role model for generations of young students and researchers.
The Computer Science Department at the Technion intends to hold a yearly Memorial Day for Shimon Even. who was its faculty member for three decades.
To the main memorial page for Shimon Even or back to Oded Goldreich's homepage.