James Harris Simons
James Harris "Jim" Simons (/ˈsaɪmənz/; born April 25, 1938) is an American mathematician, billionaire hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is known as a quantitative investor and in 1982 founded Renaissance Technologies, a private hedge fund based in New York City . Although Simons retired from the fund in 2009, he remains its non-executive chairman and adviser.[1] He is also known for
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Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov
Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (also Mikhael Gromov, Michael Gromov or Mischa Gromov; Russian: Михаи́л Леони́дович Гро́мов; born 23 December 1943) is a Russian-French mathematician known for his work in geometry, analysis and group theory. He is a permanent member of IHÉS in France and a Professor of Mathematics at New York University. Gromov has won several prizes, includ
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Slavik Jablan
After a long and brave battle with a serious illness, our dear friend and colleague Slavik Jablan passed away on 26 February 2015. The world is deprived of a remarkable mathematician, a great artist, a wonderful man and a dear friend. He made significant contributions to many areas of mathematics: geometry, group theory, mathematical crystallography, the theory of symmetry, antisymmetry, color
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Yoshiyasu Takefuji
Graduated from Elec. Eng., Keio Univ. BS (1978), MS (1980), Ph.D. (1983). Asst Prof: Univ. of South Florida (1983-1985), Assoc Prof: Univ. of South Carolina (1985-1988), Assoc Prof: Case Western Reserve Univ. (1988-1996: tenured in 1992), tenured Prof: Keio Univ. (1992-2021), Emeritus Prof: Keio Univ. (2021-present), Prof: Musashino Univ. (2021-present), Docent Prof. Jyvaskyla Univ. He authors 4
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Noor Muhammad
Noor Muhammad (15 April 1951 – 12 April 2004) was a notable Pakistani mathematician and mathematics writer who made an original contribution to the fields of C*-algebra, symmetric topology and pure mathematics. Noor Muhammad joined International Centre for Theoretical Physics on the request of prominent theoretical physics and nobel laureate in Physics Dr. Prof. Abdus Salam. As a post-doct
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Ajit Singh
Rome was not built in a day and success doesn’t come easy, diligence is the key to it. Mr. Ajit sets a new benchmark. ‘The Internet of Things’ was just another feather to his glorious cap. He has successfully authored 49 nonfiction computer science academic books and around 60 research papers. He was selected as a member of the International Association of Engineers, Hong Kong. He is resul
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Andrey Korotayev
Andrey Vitalievich Korotayev (Russian: Андре́й Вита́льевич Корота́ев; born 17 February 1961) is a Russian anthropologist, economic historian, comparative political scientist, demographer and sociologist, with major contributions to world-systems theory, cross-cultural studies, Near Eastern history, Big History, and mathematical modelling of social and economic macrodyn
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Misir Mardanov
Misir Jumayil oglu Mardanov (Azerbaijani: Misir Mərdanov Cumayıl oğlu; born October 3, 1946) is an Azerbaijani academic and politician who is director of the institute of Mathematics and Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, former Minister of Education of Azerbaijan Republic, Corr.-member of ANAS, doctor of physico-mathematical sciences, professor. Misir Mardanov wa
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Richard M. Durbin
Richard Michael Durbin, FRS,[1] born (1960-12-30) 30 December 1960 (age 61),[2] is a British computational biologist. He is currently an Associate Faculty member at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute [3] and Professor of Genetics at the University of Cambridge.[4][5] Previously, he was Senior Group Leader at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute for over 20 years [6][7][8][9][10][11] and an Hono
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Daina Taimina
Daina Taimiņa (born August 19, 1954)[1] is a Latvian mathematician, currently adjunct associate professor at Cornell University, known for crocheting objects to illustrate hyperbolic space. Taimina received all her formal education in Riga, Latvia, where in 1977 she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Latvia and completed her graduate work in theoretical computer science (superv
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