Éva Tardos is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. Tardos received her DiplMath in 1981 and her PhD in 1984 from Eötvös Loránd University, under advisor András Frank. Her research interests are algorithms and algorithmic game theory, the subarea of theoretical computer science theory of designing systems and algorithms for selfish users. Her research focuses on algorithms and games on networks and simple auctions. She is mostly interested in designing algorithms and games that provide provably close-to-optimal results.