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Minlos, Robert

First Name: 
Robert
Middle Name or Initial: 
Adol'fovich
Last Name: 
Minlos
Place and Date of Birth: 
2/28/1931 (Moscow, USSR)
Employer at time of interview: 
Moscow State University

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D 1968
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
Institute for Information Transmission Problems
Field(s): 
probability theory
mathematical physics

Krylov, Nicolai

First Name: 
Nicolai
Middle Name or Initial: 
V.
Last Name: 
Krylov
Place and Date of Birth: 
Sudogda, Vladimir Region
Employer at time of interview: 
University of Minnesota

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1963
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1966
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1973
Degree 3 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Minnesota
Field(s): 
probability theory
partial differential equations
Honors: 
American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1993
2004 Steele Prize

Krickeberg, Klaus

Status: 
R
First Name: 
Klaus
Last Name: 
Krickeberg

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc., 1952
Degree 1 (School): 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Field(s): 
probability theory

Kac, Mark

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Mark
Last Name: 
Kac
Place and Date of Birth: 
8/3/1914 (Krzemiemiec, Ukraine)
Place and Date of Death: 
10/26/1984
Employer at time of interview: 
Rockefeller University

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1937
Degree 1 (School): 
Jan Kazimierz University of Lwów
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Southern California
Field(s): 
probability theory
statistical physics
Honors: 
Chauvenet Prize 1968, Birkhoff Prize 1978, National Academy of Sciences of the USA 1965

For an autobiography, refer to "Mark Kac, Enigmas of Chance: An Autobiography, Harper and Row, New York, 1985. ISBN 0060154330"

Itō, Kiyoshi

First Name: 
Kiyoshi
Last Name: 
Itō
Place and Date of Birth: 
9/7/1915 (Nagoya, Japan)
Place and Date of Death: 
11/10/2008

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.S. 1938
Degree 1 (School): 
Tokyo University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1945
Degree 2 (School): 
Tokyo University
Field(s): 
probability theory
Honors: 
Wolf Prize 1987, Kyoto Prize 1998, DMV/IMU Gauss Prize 2006

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Biographies/Ito.html

Föllmer, Hans

First Name: 
Hans
Last Name: 
Föllmer
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/20/1941, Heiligenstadt (Germany)
Employer at time of interview: 
ETH, Zürich

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Diploma mathematics 1967
Degree 1 (School): 
University of Erlangen
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
PhD
Degree 2 (School): 
University of Erlangen
Most Recent Employer: 
Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany)
Field(s): 
probability theory
in particular stochastic analysis and applications to mathematical finance
Honors: 
• 1973 Emmy Noether award, University of Erlangen
• 1989 Science Prize, GMÖOR (Gesellschaft für Mathematik, Ökonomie und Operations Research)
• 1991 Academia Europaea
• 1996 Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina and Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
• 2002 Prix Gay-Lussac, France
• 2006 Georg Cantor Medal, German Mathematical Society
• 2007 Dr. h. c., Université de Paris-Dauphine
• 2008 A.D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell University

Falkner, Neil

First Name: 
Neil
Last Name: 
Falkner
Place and Date of Birth: 
Regina, Canada
Employer at time of interview: 
University of British Columbia

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.S. 1973
Degree 1 (School): 
University of Manitoba
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1973
Degree 2 (School): 
University of Manitoba
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1978
Degree 3 (School): 
University of British Columbia
Most Recent Employer: 
Ohio State University
Field(s): 
probability theory
Markov processes
potential theory

Dvoretzky, Aryeh

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Aryeh
Last Name: 
Dvoretzky
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/3/1916 (Khorol,Russia)
Place and Date of Death: 
5/8/2008
Employer at time of interview: 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Education

Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1941
Degree 2 (School): 
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Field(s): 
probability theory
analysis
Honors: 
Israel Prize for Exact Sciences 1973, President of the Israel Academy of Sciences

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Dvoretzky.html

Also goes by "Arie".

Doob, Joseph

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Joseph
Middle Name or Initial: 
Leo
Last Name: 
Doob
Place and Date of Birth: 
2/27/1910
Place and Date of Death: 
6/7/2004
Employer at time of interview: 
University of Illinois

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.A. 1930
Degree 1 (School): 
Harvard
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1932
Degree 2 (School): 
Harvard
Field(s): 
probability theory
analysis
Honors: 
AMS Steele Prize 1984, National Medal of Science 1979, National Academy of Science, USA 1957

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Biographies/Doob.html

Donsker, Monroe

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Monroe
Middle Name or Initial: 
David
Last Name: 
Donsker
Place and Date of Birth: 
1925 (Burlington, Iowa)
Place and Date of Death: 
1991
Employer at time of interview: 
NYU

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1948
Degree 1 (School): 
University of Minnesota
Field(s): 
probability theory