Eugene Dynkin

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Eugene Dynkin
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Dynkin in 1976
Eugene Borisovich Dynkin

(1924-05-11)11 May 1924
Died14 November 2014(2014-11-14) (aged 90)
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materMoscow University
AwardsLeroy P. Steele Prize (1993)
Scientific career
InstitutionsMoscow University
Central Economic Mathematical Institute
Cornell University
Doctoral advisorAndrey Kolmogorov
Doctoral studentsNicolai V. Krylov
Igor Girsanov
Fridrikh Karpelevich
Anatoliy Skorokhod
Ernest Vinberg
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Eugene Borisovich Dynkin (Russian: Евге́ний Бори́сович Ды́нкин; May 11, 1924 – 14 November 2014) was a Soviet-American mathematician. He worked most in probability and algebra. Dynkin especially worked in semisimple Lie groups, Lie algebras, and Markov processes. The Dynkin diagram, the Dynkin system, and Dynkin's lemma are named for him. Before his death, Dynkin was a mathematician at Cornell University.

Dynkin died at his home in Ithaca, New York, aged 90.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Евгений Борисович Дынкин" (in Russian). Moscow Mathematical Center of Continuous Education. Retrieved 16 November 2014.