Eva Tardos is a Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University, and was department chair 2006-2010. She received her PhD from Eotvos University, Budapest. Her research interest is algorithms and algorithmic game theory, the subarea theory of designing systems and algorithms for selfish users. Her research focuses on algorithms and games on networks. She has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Packard Fellowship, the Fulkerson Prize and the Dantzig prize. She editor of several other journals, including the Journal of the ACM, and Combinatorica.