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Newsmaker: Edmund M. Clarke

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Newsmaker: Edmund Clarke, who directs the Computational Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems project at Carnegie Mellon. He was named an Einstein professor for 2013 by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

Edmund M. Clarke

Noteworthy: The Chinese Academy of Sciences named Clarke, a Carnegie Mellon University professor, an Einstein Professor for 2013. Clarke will visit the Suzhou Institute for Advanced Study of the University of Science and Technology of China this year. He later will host a Chinese scholar for several months at Carnegie Mellon.

Age: 67

Residence: Mt. Lebanon

Occupation: Clarke is professor of computer science and electrical and computer engineering at CMU, and director of the Computational Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems project sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Background: Clarke is a pioneer in the field of model checking, an automated method for finding design errors in computer hardware and software. He was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in 2005 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008.

Education: Bachelor's degree in mathematics, University of Virginia, 1967; master's degree in mathematics, Duke University, 1968; doctorate in computer science, Cornell University, 1976

Quote: “It's a great honor for me to be invited to do this. Some of my very best Ph.D. students are Chinese, and they often stay after completing their studies and contribute to the economy here.”

— Craig Smith

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