Sunday, April 10, 2011

Harry Kesten

Country of origin: Netherlands

Harry Kesten is an American mathematician best known for his work in probability, most notably on random walks and percolation theory. He was a Guggenheim fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, received the Brouwer Medal, the Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the AMS, and the George Pólya Prize from the SIAM. He is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the correspondent member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences.

To read more about Harry Kesten, visit his page on Wikipedia.

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