Eric Allender

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Eric Allender
Nationality United States
Alma mater Georgia Institute of Technology
Scientific career
Institutions Rutgers University
Doctoral advisor Kimberly King

Eric Warren Allender (born in 1956)[1] is an American computer scientist active in the field of computational complexity theory. In 2006 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery. He is currently a professor at Rutgers University where he chaired the Department of Computer Science from 2006 until 2009.


Allender went to Mount Pleasant High School. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1979 with a double major in Computer Science and Theater. He then graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1985.[2] His doctoral advisor was K. N. King.

After graduation, he was a professor at Rutgers University.


  1. ^ "Eric Warren Allender." (n.d.): Marquis Biographies Online. Web. 31 Aug. 2014.
  2. ^ "Eric Allender". Rutgers University. Retrieved 2011-07-09. 

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