Mark J. Encarnacion
Field of award: Technical Mathematics
Year awarded: 1998
Division: Mathematical Sciences
In recognition of his significant achievements in the field of computer algebra, in particular his improvement of the modular algorithm for computing gcd’s of polynomials over algebraic number fields. His algorithm is currently being used in various software systems and is considered to be the best practical algorithm available.
Education: DrTechn (Technical Science) University of Linz 1995; MS (Mathematics) University of the Philippines 1990; BS (Statistics) University of the Philippines 1988