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Gene Howard Golub

Gene Howard Golub, American computer science educator, researcher. Recipient Alumni Honor award University Illinois, Urbana, 1984; honorary fellow St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, England, 1983; Guggenheim fellow, 1987.

Background

  • Golub, Gene Howard was born on February 29, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Nathan and Bernice (Gelman) Golub.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Illinois, 1953. Master of Arts in Mathematics-Statistics, University Illinois, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, University Illinois, 1959.

      Technology (honorary), Linköping University, 1984. Doctorate (honorary), University Grenoble, 1986. Doctorate (honorary), University Waterloo, 1987.

      Doctorate (honorary), University Dundee, 1987. Degree (honorary), University Waterloo, 1987. Doctorate (honorary), University Illinois, 1991.

      Doctorate (honorary), Katholieke University Leuven, Belgium, 1992.

    Career

    • Associate professor Stanford University, 1966-1970, professor, 1962—2007, Fletcher Jones professor computer science, 1991—2007, chairman department computer science, 1980-1984, director science computing/computational mathematics. Founder NA-net; member advisory committee on computer science National Science Foundation, 1982-1984.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (honorary). Member National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, American Academy Arts & Sciences, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (member council 1975-1977, trustee 1982-2007, president 1985-1987, visiting lecturer 1976-1977, founder, editor Journal Science and Statistical Computing 1980), United States National Committee for Mathematics Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

    Connections

    • father: Nathan Golub
    • mother: Bernice (Gelman) Golub
    Gene Howard Golub
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    Born February 29, 1932
    Died November 16, 2007
    (aged 75)
    Nationality
    • 1953
      University Illinois
    • 1954
      University Illinois
    • 1959
      University Illinois
    • 1984
      Linköping University
    • 1986
      University Grenoble
    • 1987
      University Waterloo
    • 1987
      University Dundee
    • 1987
      University Waterloo
    • 1991
      University Illinois
    • 1992
      Katholieke University Leuven
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