Peter van Emde Boas
|Born||April 3, 1945|
|Known for||Van Emde Boas tree|
|Doctoral advisor||Adriaan van Wijngaarden|
Peter van Emde Boas (born 3 April 1945, Amsterdam) is a Dutch computer scientist and professor at the University of Amsterdam. He gained his doctorate in 1974 under Adriaan van Wijngaarden. The Van Emde Boas tree is named after him.