Gene Golub

Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope
Gene Howard Golub

Name: Gene Howard Golub

Born: February 29, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois USA

Death: November 16, 2007 (Age: 75)

Computer-related contributions

  • One of the renowned numerical analysts of his generation.
  • Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science.
  • President of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) from 1985 to 1987.
  • Founding editor of SISC (SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing) and SIMAX (SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications).

Significant publications

  • Recent Advances in Iterative Methods (2011).
  • Matrix Computations, Johns Hopkins Studies in the Mathematical Sciences (1989).
  • Studies in Numerical Analysis, Studies in Mathematics, Vol 24 (1985).
  • Recent Advances in Numerical Analysis: Proceedings of a Symposium Conducted by the Mathematics Research Center (1978).

Honors and awards

  • Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (1986).
  • Awarded the B. Bolzano Gold Medal for Merits in the Field of Mathematical Sciences (1993).
  • Listed as an ISI highly cited researcher.