Hardness of Approximation: From the PCP Theorem to the 2-to-2 Games Theorem
Subhash Khot, Ph.D.New York University
Collaborations in the Extreme: The Rise of Open Code Development in the Scientific Community
Kelle Cruz, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Hunter College/CUNY
How Computer Science Informs Modern Auction Design
Tim Roughgarden, Ph.D. Professor of Computer Science and Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
How and Why Is Mercury Different From Its Sibling Rocky Planets?
Sean C. Solomon, Ph.D. Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Associate Director for Earth Systems Science, The Earth Institute; William B. Ransford Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, Columbia University