University of Toronto

Office of the
President

Maria Klawe – Honorary Degree Ceremony

June 19, 2015

Maria Klawe, the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College and the first woman to hold this title, was awarded the degree Doctor of Science, honoris causa. The degree was conferred in celebration of her achievements as a renowned computer scientist and longstanding advocate of women in the STEM subjects. She is best known for her research concerning algorithms for solving geometric optimization problems, distributed leader election, and the art gallery problem.

To watch the Convocation Address, please visit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch

To read the U of T News profile, please visit:
http://news.utoronto.ca/convocation-2015-maria-klawe-receives-honorary-degree-u-t-0

To watch portions of, or the entire Convocation ceremony (including the Citation), please visit:
http://69.36.186.98/~brianjsp/uoft/2015_spring_convocation/2015-uoft-spring-conv-26.html