# Alan Edelman

#### Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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Alan Edelman is a Professor of Applied Mathematics, and member of MIT’s Computer Science & AI Lab.

He has received many prizes for his work on mathematics and computing, and is a founder of Interactive Supercomputing, Inc. and Julia Computing, Inc.

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He received the B.S. & M.S. degrees in mathematics from Yale in 1984, and the Ph.D. in applied mathematics from MIT in 1989 under the direction of Lloyd N. Trefethen. Edelman’s research interests include Julia, high-performance computing, numerical computation, linear algebra and random matrix theory. He has consulted for Akamai, IBM, Pixar, and NKK Japan among other corporations.