Robin Thomas To Address Georgia Tech Fall 2016 Commencement

The School of Mathematics professor is the 2016 Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor

December 15, 2016 | Atlanta, GA

Fall Commencement at the Georgia Institute of Technology Dec. 16-17 will feature keynote addresses from Georgia Tech mathematics professor Robin Thomas and Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

The ceremony for Ph.D. and master’s degree graduates will be 7-9 p.m., Dec. 16, at McCamish Pavilion on 10th Street. No tickets are required to attend. Students should arrive no later than 6 p.m. and report to Zelnak Center adjacent to McCamish.

Thomas,  a professor in the School of Mathematics, is the recipient of this year’s Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award. Born, raised and educated in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Thomas came to Georgia Tech in 1989. He holds the Regents professor designation from the University System of Georgia and has led the Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization program at Georgia Tech since 2006. Read the full story here.