Representative Thomas Cormen (D)

Grafton - District 15

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Home Address

55 Westview Lane
Lebanon, NH  03766 2015
Seat #: 4029

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Science, Technology and Energy
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3369
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Science, Technology and Energy to consider all matters pertaining to energy, telecommunications, air pollution, the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission, the application of technological advances to the legislative process and the operation of state government, to coordinate the flow of information about technical and scientific matters to state and federal agencies and legislative committees, to monitor legislation referred to other committees in order to make suggestions for inclusion of technological improvements where warranted, and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Personal Biography
Tom Cormen is Emeritus Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College, where he was on the faculty for over 29 years and taught the introductory Computer Science course 25 times. He chaired the Computer Science department for six years and was also the founding director of the Dartmouth College Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, which he directed for four years. Within the field of Computer Science, Cormen is best known as the lead author of the textbook Introduction to Algorithms, known as “CLRS” after the initials of the four co-authors, and which has been translated into several languages and sold over one million copies. He also wrote Algorithms Unlocked. Although “CLRS” is used on six continents, Cormen takes the greatest pride in the students he mentored over three decades. Cormen has lived in Ward 3 of Lebanon since 1993. His late wife, Nicole, served Lebanon in various capacities for 19 years, including seven as a City Councilor. He loves his City and takes seriously representing it in the New Hampshire House.
Local Government Involvement
Co-chair, Economic Development Subcommittee, Lebanon Master Plan, 2009
Miscellaneous Information:
Avid bicyclist, skater, and hiker. Has summitted all 48 of the 4000-footers in the White Mountains.