Skip to main content

Khasminskii, Rafail

First Name: 
Rafail
Middle Name or Initial: 
Z.
Last Name: 
Khasminskii
Place and Date of Birth: 
Moscow, 06/06/1931
Employer at time of interview: 
Wayne State University

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
MS 1954
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
PhD, 1959
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
DSc, 1969
Degree 3 (School): 
Instute of Applied Mathematics, Academy of Sci. USSR
Field(s): 
Probability theory and related fields
Mathematical statistics
Honors: 
Distitguished Professor of WSU
Fellow of AMS

Dynkin, Eugene

First Name: 
Eugene
Middle Name or Initial: 
B.
Last Name: 
Dynkin
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/11/1924, Leningrad, USSR
Place and Date of Death: 
11/14/2014, Ithaca, NY

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1945
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1948
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1951
Degree 3 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
Cornell University
Field(s): 
Probability theory and related fields
Lie groups and Lie algebras
Honors: 
Moscow Mathematical Society Prize 1950, National Academy of Sciences of the USA 2007, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1985, Doctor Honoris Causa: Universite Pierre et Marie Curie 1997, University of Warwick 2003, Independent Moscow University 2003
Temporary Fields: 
Probability theory and related fields, Lie groups and algebras