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News Release 10-039

NSF Selects Young Theoretical Computer Scientist for its Highest Honor

NYU's Subhash Khot named NSF's 2010 recipient of its Alan T. Waterman Award

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Photo of NYU's Sughash Khot, this 2010 recipient of NSF's Alan T. Waterman Award.

New York University's Subhash Khot, a theoretical computer scientist and associate professor in the department of computer science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named to receive the National Science Foundation's 2010 Alan T. Waterman Award. Khot is working in an area called "Computational Complexity," which seeks to understand the power and limits of efficient computation.

Credit: Subhash Khot, New York University

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