Albert N. Shiryaev#


Albert N. Shiryaev
Email:albertsh 'at' mi.ras.ru
Membership Number:865
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:RUSSIA
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:ashiryaev
Elected:1990
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Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 1996 Head of the Probability Theory Department of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of the Moscow State University
  • 1986 - 2002 Head of the Laboratory "Statistics of Stochastic Processes" of the Steklov Mathematical Institute
  • Since 1970 Professor of the Moscow State University
  • 1967 Dissertation for degree of Doctor of Phys.-Math. Sci. "Studies in the sequential statistical analysis". Official opponents: A. N. Kolmogorov, A. V. Skorokhod, and I. A. Ibragimov
  • 1961 Candidate (Ph. D.) dissertation "Optimal methods on quickest detection problems". Scientific advisor A. N. Kolmogorov
  • Since 1957 Member of the Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1952 - 1957 Student of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of the Moscow State University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Probability theory
  • Statistics and financial mathematics

Honours and Awards
  • 2003 Distinguished Professor of M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • 2002 Professor Honoris Causa of Amsterdam University
  • 2000 Doctor Rerum Naturalium Honoris Causa of Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • 1997 Correspondent member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Bernoulli Society (BS), Moscow Mathematical Society (MMS)
  • 1996 Humboldt Research Award
  • 1994 Man of the Year 1994 (by the American Biographical Institute)
  • 1994 Kolmogorov Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1990 Member of the Academia Europea
  • 1985 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
  • 1974 Markov Prize of Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1974)


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