Donald Ervin Knuth
Computer scientist; Educator
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University. He is the author of numerous books, including three volumes (so far) of The Art of Computer Programming, five volumes of Computers and Typesetting, and a non-technical book entitled 3:16 Bible Texts Illuminated. His software systems TEX and METAFONT are extensively used for book publishing throughout the world. Member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and a foreign associate of the French, Norwegian, and Bavarian science academies.