Vladimir Rokhlin, Jr.

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Vladimir Rokhlin (born August 4, 1952 in USSR) is mathematician[1][2] and professor of computer science and mathematics at the Yale University.[3] He is co-inventor of the fast multipole method (FMM) in 1987, recognised as one of the top-ten algorithms of the 20th century.[1][4][5]

Short biography[edit]

Vladimir Rokhlin was born on August 4, 1952 in Voronezh, USSR (now Russia). In 1973 he received a M.S. in mathematics from the University of Vilnius in Lithuania, and in 1983 a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the Rice University located in Houston, Texas, United States. In 1985 Rokhlin started working at the Yale University located in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, where he is now professor of computer science and mathematics.[1][2]

He is the son of Soviet mathematician Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin.[6]

Awards and honors[edit]

Vladimir Rokhlin received several awards and honors, including:


  1. ^ a b c d "2001 Steele Prizes" (PDF). Notices of the American Mathematical Society 48 (4): 404–407. April 2001. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "ICIAM Prizes". International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Vladimir Rokhlin – Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics". Yale University. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Distinguished alumni recognized". Rice University. May 10, 2001. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ Barry A 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 December 23, 2010. 
  6. ^ A. M. Vershik (1989). "Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin—A biographical tribute (23.8.1919–3.12.1984)". Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems (Cambridge University Press) 9 (4): 629–641. doi:10.1017/S0143385700005265. Retrieved December 23, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients". Rice University. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  8. ^ "NAE Members Directory – Dr. Vladimir Rokhlin". NAE. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  9. ^ "NAS Membership Directory". NAS. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  10. ^ "IEEE Honorary Membership Recipients" (PDF). IEEE. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 
  11. ^ "SIAM Fellows: Class of 2009". Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Retrieved December 21, 2010. 

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