CS Professor Eva Tardos has been awarded the 2006 George B. Dantzig Prize.

The prize, established in 1979, is awarded every three years jointly by the Mathematical Programing Society (MPS) and SIAM for original research, which by its originality, breadth and scope, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical programming.

The prize will be awarded at the SIAM Annual Meeting to be held July 10-14, 2006, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.