Leslie Greengard

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Dr. Leslie F. Greengard is an American mathematician, physician and computer scientist.[1][2] He is co-inventor of the fast multipole method (FMM) in 1987, recognized as one of the top-ten algorithms of the 20th century.[1][3]

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Leslie Greengard was born in London, England, but grew up in the United States: in New York, Boston, and New Haven. He holds a B.A. in mathematics from the Wesleyan University (1979), an M.D. from the Yale School of Medicine (1987), and a Ph.D. in computer science from Yale University (1987).[1][2]

Greengard is a professor of mathematics and computer science at and was director of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, an independent division of the New York University (NYU).[2][4] He is also professor at Polytechnic Institute of New York University.[5]

He is the son of Paul Greengard and the nephew of actress Irene Kane, later known as Chris Chase, a writer and journalist.[6]

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  1. ^ a b c d "2001 Steele Prizes". Notices of the American Mathematical Society 48 (4): 404–407. April 2001. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Current NSSEFF Fellows - 2010 Fellows". U.S. Department of Defense. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ Barry Cipra (May 16, 2000). "The Best of the 20th Century: Editors Name Top 10 Algorithms". SIAM News (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 33 (4): 2. Retrieved February 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ John Beckman (April 26, 2006). "NYU Names Mathematician Leslie Greengard As Director of Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences". NYU Today (New York University). Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.poly.edu/academics/departments/electrical/people
  6. ^ Clem Richardson (February 3, 2003). "A Nobel Patriarch 2000 Winner Head Of Talented Family". NYDailyNews.com (Daily News). Retrieved May 31, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Current NSSEFF Fellows - 2010 Fellows". U.S. Department of Defense. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  8. ^ "NAE Members Directory - Dr. Leslie Greengard". U.S. National Academy of Engineering. Retrieved February 16, 2011. 
  9. ^ "NAS Membership Directory". U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Arts & Science - 2004-2005 Faculty Honors and Awards". New York University. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Events - Previous Weekly Bulletins". Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. November 16, 2004. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Fellowship for Science and Engineering". David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Retrieved February 19, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Fellowship for Science and Engineering - Leslie F. Greengard". David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Retrieved February 19, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Presidential Young Investigator Award: Rapid Numerical Algorithms for Scientific Computation". National Science Foundation. Retrieved February 19, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship". National Science Foundation. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Awards - CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation". Council of Graduate Schools. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Hall of Scholars: past winners of the CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award". ProQuest. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Doctoral Dissertation Award". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 

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