Janos Galambos (Galambos János in Hungarian, Born Zirc, Hungary, 1 September 1940) is a mathematician affiliated with Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. Galambos works on probability theory, number theory, statistics, and many other sub-specialties, and has published hundreds of papers and many books. Galambos earned his Ph.D. in 1963 from Eötvös Loránd University, under the supervision of Alfréd Rényi. In 1993 he was elected external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and in 2001 he became a corresponding member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering.
Galambos has an Erdős number of 1, as he directly coauthored with Erdös in 1974.
- The Asymptotic Theory of Extreme Order Statistics, John Wiley, New York, 1978.
- Advanced Probability Theory, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1988.
- Bonferroni-type Inequalities with Applications, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1996.