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Ole Eiler Barndorff-Nielsen

professor of mathematical statistics

Ole Eiler Barndorff-Nielsen, Danish mathematics scientist. Honorary fellow Royal Statistical Society, 1983, fellow Institute of Mathematics Statistical, 1974. Member Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, International Statistical Institute, Academia Europaea, Bernoulli Society (president elect 1991-1993, president 1993-1995).

Background

Barndorff-Nielsen, Ole Eiler was born on March 18, 1935 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Son of Niels Eiler and Edith Marie (Barndorff) Nielsen.

Education

Graduate, Aarhus (Denmark) University, 1960. Doctor of Science, University Copenhagen, 1973. Doctor (honorary), University Paul Sabatier, 1993.

Doctor (honorary), Katholieke University Leuven, 1999.

Career

Mathematics assistant department statistics Danish State Serum Institute, Copenhagen, 1954-1958. Scientific assistant University Copenhagen, 1958-1960. Assistant professor Institute of Mathematics Aarhus University, 1960-1965, associate professor, 1965-1973, full professor mathematics, since 1973.

Science director Mathematics Research Center at Aarhus University, 1995-1998, Maphysto Center for Mathematics Physics and Stochastics, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, International Statistical Institute, Academia Europaea, Bernoulli Society (president elect 1991-1993, president 1993-1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Biography, blown sands, opera, tennis.

Connections

Married Bente Jensen-Storch, December 28, 1956. Children: Lotte, Mikkel, Sharon, Jakob.

father:
Niels Eiler Nielsen

mother:
Edith Marie (Barndorff) Nielsen

spouse:
Bente Jensen-Storch

child:
Lotte Barndorff-Nielsen

child:
Mikkel Barndorff-Nielsen

child:
Sharon Barndorff-Nielsen

child:
Jakob Barndorff-Nielsen