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Neyman, Jerzy

First Name: 
Jerzy
Last Name: 
Neyman
Place and Date of Birth: 
April 16, 1894 Bendery, Bessarabia, Imperial Russia
Place and Date of Death: 
August 5, 1981, Oakland, California

Education

Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Doctor of Philosophy, 1924
Degree 2 (School): 
University of Warsaw
Most Recent Employer: 
University of California, Berkeley
Field(s): 
Probability
Statistics
Honors: 
1966: Guy Medal of the Royal Statistical Society
1969: Medal of Science from President Johnson
Commentary: 

Barry James recounts an anecdote involving Neyman in his interview: http://dynkincollection.library.cornell.edu/biographies/1137

Shapiro, Alexander

First Name: 
Alexander
Last Name: 
Shapiro
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/9/1949 (Moscow)
Employer at time of interview: 
UNISA

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.S. 1971
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow University
Most Recent Employer: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Field(s): 
optimization
Statistics

Malyutov, Mikhail

First Name: 
Mikhail
Middle Name or Initial: 
B.
Last Name: 
Malyutov
Place and Date of Birth: 
9/21/1941 (Mishkino, Kurgan District, USSR)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1967
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1983
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
Northeastern University
Field(s): 
Statistics
Probability
experimental design
information theory