#3326 Overall Influence

Alan Edelman

American mathematician and computer scientist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Alan Stuart Edelman is an American mathematician and computer scientist. He is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and AI Laboratory where he leads a group in Applied Computing. In 2004 he founded Interactive Supercomputing, which was later acquired by Microsoft. Edelman is a fellow of AMS, SIAM, IEEE, and ACM for his contributions in numerical linear algebra, computational science, parallel computing and random matrix theory, and he is one of the co-creators for the technical computing language Julia.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Hampshire College

Private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#222 World Rank
Computer Science
#433 World Rank