Janos Galambos


Dr. Galambos, professor of mathematics, is a leading expert on, and contributor to:
Extreme Value Theory in Probability and Statistics, Characterizations of Probability Distributions, Probabilistic Number Theory, and Inequalities. Dr. Galambos is a frequent invited speaker at International Conferences, and has traveled widely as a guest of universities and scientific institutions. Indeed, he has worked or lectured on all continents (except Antarctica).
Dr. Galambos was the supervisor for about a dozen Ph.D. students, who now work in the USA, China, and Korea. He has published over 135 papers, is the author or coauthor of several books, and is the editor of several volumes of specially invited papers. Dr. Galambos is an Elected Member or Fellow of leading international organizations, including the Hungarian Academy of Science and the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineers.


EDUCATION, UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE:

L. Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary, Mathematics major,
1958-63, M.S, 63 (June), Ph.D. 63 (Dec. - with special permission of the University Council

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION:

Graf-szita tetelek es alkalmazasaik (Graph-sieve theorems and their applications).
Thesis for Ph.D., L. Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary, December, 1963, Supervisor - A. Renyi

CURRENT POSITION: PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY.

POSITIONS HELD PRIOR TO TEMPLE UNIVERSITY:

1964-65: Assistant Professor, L. Eotvos Univ., Budapest;
1965-69: Lecturer, University of Ghana, Legon;
1969-70: Lecturer, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

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For further information contact Dr. Janos Galambos

Address: Mathematics and Science Resources Center
                  Temple University
                   Department of Mathematics
                   Wachman Hall (038-16)
                   Philadelphia Pa. 19122
                  
Phone:     (215) 204 7852
                  
E mail:      janos@temple.edu