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researcher , computer science educator

Gene Howard Golub, American Computer science educator, researcher. Recipient Alumni Honor award University Illinois, Urbana, 1984; honorary fellow St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford, 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, Stanford University, since 1962;Fletcher Jones professor computer science, Stanford University, 1991;department chairman computer science, Stanford University, 1980-1984;director science computing/computational mathematics, Stanford University. Founder NA-net; member of advisory commission 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