Skip to main content

Yaglom, Akiva

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Akiva
Middle Name or Initial: 
Moiseevich
Last Name: 
Yaglom
Place and Date of Birth: 
3/6/1921 (Kharkov, Ukraine)
Place and Date of Death: 
12/13/07

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc.1942
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D 1946
Degree 2 (School): 
Steklov Institute of Mathematics
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
Doctor Sc. 1955
Most Recent Employer: 
MIT
Field(s): 
Stochastic processes
theory of turbulence
Honors: 
Otto Laporte Award (1988), Lewis Fry Richardson Medal (2008)

Wentzell, Alexander

First Name: 
Alexander
Middle Name or Initial: 
Dmitrievich
Last Name: 
Wentzell
Place and Date of Birth: 
2/16/1937 (Moscow, USSR)
Employer at time of interview: 
Moscow State University(1989), Tulane (1998)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.S. 1958
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1964
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1984
Degree 3 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
Tulane University
Field(s): 
Stochastic processes
Honors: 
Moscow Mathematics Society Prize 1963

Watkins, Joe

First Name: 
Joe
Last Name: 
Watkins
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/6/1953 (Raleigh, N.Carolina)
Employer at time of interview: 
University of British Columbia

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.A. 1976
Degree 1 (School): 
University of Tennessee
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
M.S. 1978
Degree 2 (School): 
University of Wisconsin
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D 1982
Degree 3 (School): 
University of Wisconsin
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Arizona
Field(s): 
probability theory
Stochastic processes
stochastic modeling of biological systems

Watanabe, Shinzo

First Name: 
Shinzo
Last Name: 
Watanabe
Place and Date of Birth: 
12/23/1935

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.S. 1958
Degree 1 (School): 
Kyoto University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1963
Degree 3 (School): 
Kyoto University
Most Recent Employer: 
Kyoto University
Field(s): 
probability theory
Stochastic processes

 

Postal address:

Shinzo Watanbe

527-10, Chayacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0931, Japan

E-mail address: watanabe@math.kyoto-u.ac.jp.

Rogers, Leonard

First Name: 
Leonard
Middle Name or Initial: 
Christopher Gordon
Last Name: 
Rogers
Place and Date of Birth: 
4/29/1954 (Lower Hutt, New Zealand)
Employer at time of interview: 
University of Cambridge

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.A. 1975
Degree 1 (School): 
Cambridge
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D 1980
Degree 2 (School): 
Cambridge
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Cambridge
Field(s): 
Probability
Stochastic processes
quantitative finance

Also goes by "Chris".

Nagasawa, Masao

First Name: 
Masao
Last Name: 
Nagasawa
Employer at time of interview: 
Zurich University
Field(s): 
quantum physics
Stochastic processes

Meyer, Paul-Andre

First Name: 
Paul-Andre
Last Name: 
Meyer
Place and Date of Birth: 
08/21/34
Place and Date of Death: 
01/30/03

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1961
Degree 1 (School): 
Ecole Normale Superieure
Field(s): 
Stochastic processes
Markov processes

Maruyama, Gisiro

First Name: 
Gisiro
Last Name: 
Maruyama
Place and Date of Birth: 
4/4/1916 (Nagano, Japan)
Place and Date of Death: 
7/5/1986

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
B.S. 1937
Degree 1 (School): 
Tohoku Imperial University
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Tokyo
Field(s): 
Stochastic processes

 

Japanese mathematician noted for his contributions to the study of stochastic processes.

See:

Commentary: 


Maisonneuve, Bernard

First Name: 
Bernard
Last Name: 
Maisonneuve
Place and Date of Birth: 
March 1942( Versailles, France)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Ecole Polytechnique (1962-64)
Degree 1 (School): 
Université Louis Pasteur - Strasbourg
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
Doctorat d'Etat, Strasbourg
Degree 3 (School): 
1972
Most Recent Employer: 
Universities I and II of Grenoble
Field(s): 
Stochastic processes

Freidlin, Mark

First Name: 
Mark
Middle Name or Initial: 
I.
Last Name: 
Freidlin
Place and Date of Birth: 
01/21/1938 (Moscow, USSR)
Employer at time of interview: 
Moscow State University

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1959
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1962
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1970
Degree 3 (School): 
Mocow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Maryland
Field(s): 
Stochastic processes
PDE's
Commentary: