Hromkovic, Juraj, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr.  Juraj Hromkovic


ETH Zürich

Dep. of Computer Science 

Prof. Dr. Juraj Hromkovic

Inform.technologie und Ausbildung 

CAB  F 16 

Universitätstrasse 6

8092 Zürich


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Curriculum Vitae

Juray Hromkovic has been Full Professor of Information Technology and Eduation at the Departement Computer Science at ETH Zurich since Januar 2004.


Born in Bratislava in 1958, study of computer science at the Comenius University, 1986 PhD., 1989 habilitation, 1990-1994 visiting professor at the University of Paderborn, 1994-1997 professor for parallel computing at Christian Albrechts University Kiel, 1997-2003 professor for algorithmics and complexity at RWTH Achen. In 2001 elected to the member of the Slovak Academic Society. Since 2010 is he the member of Academia Europaea. In 2015 he was honored by the Slovak state award  Goodwill Envoy . In 2017 he got the Pribina Cross of the first order from the President of the Slovak republik.


His research and teaching interests focus on informatics education, algorithmics for hard problems, complexity theeory with special emphasis on the relationship between determinsm, randomness and nondeterminism. One of his main activities is writing textbooks which make complex recent discoveries and methods accessible for students and practitioners and so contributing to the speed up of the transformation of new paradigmic research results into educational folklore. In order to introduce the subject informatics to the school education he founded the Centre for Computer science Education in 2005. He is responsible for the master program Lehrdiplom Informatik of ETH devoted to the education of computer science teachers .



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