Celebratio Mathematica

Elwyn Berlekamp

Curriculum Vitae


1964 PhD in elec­tric­al en­gin­eer­ing, MIT
1962 MS in elec­tric­al en­gin­eer­ing, MIT
1962 BS in elec­tric­al en­gin­eer­ing, MIT
1960–1962 Co-op stu­dent, Bell Tele­phone Labor­at­or­ies,
    (now Lu­cent Tech­no­logy and AT&T Shan­non Labor­at­or­ies)
1958 Dip­loma, High­land High School, Fort Thomas, KY

Principal Employment

2008–2012 Chair­man, Berke­ley Quant­it­at­ive LLC
2006–2019 Pro­fess­or Emer­it­us, UC Berke­ley
2002–2006 Pro­fess­or of Gradu­ate School, UC Berke­ley
1983–2002 Pro­fess­or of Math­em­at­ics, UC Berke­ley (0.5 time)
1989–1990 Pres­id­ent, Ax­com Trad­ing Ad­visors
    (now Ren­nais­sance Tech­no­logy’s “Medal­lion Fund”)
1983–1989 Pres­id­ent, Cyc­lo­tom­ics (be­came Kodak Berke­ley Re­search)
1971–1983 Pro­fess­or of Math­em­at­ics and of EECS, UC Berke­ley
1974–1975 Miller In­sti­tute Re­search Pro­fess­or
1975–1977 As­so­ci­ate Chair­man of EECS for Com­puter Sci­ence, UC Berke­ley
1966–1971 Mem­ber of Tech­nic­al Staff, Math­em­at­ics Re­search,
    Bell Tele­phone Labor­at­or­ies
     (now AT&T Shan­non Lab and Nokia Bell Labs)
1964–1966 As­sist­ant Pro­fess­or of Elec­tric­al En­gin­eer­ing, UC Berke­ley

Visiting Academic Positions

Janu­ary 2008 Vis­it­ing Pro­fess­or of Math­em­at­ics, MIT
1991–1993 Vis­it­ing Pro­fess­or of EECS and Math­em­at­ics, MIT
1970 (spring) Vis­it­ing Lec­turer at West­field Col­lege, U. Lon­don
1969 (spring) Ad­junct As­sist­ant Pro­fess­or of EE, Prin­ceton
1966 (fall) Vis­it­ing As­sist­ant Pro­fess­or of Stat­ist­ics, U. North Car­o­lina
1960--1963 Co-op Stu­dent and Sum­mer Em­ploy­ee, Bell Tele­phone Labor­at­or­ies

MSRI Board of Trustees

1986–1988 Chair, In­ter­na­tion­al Board of Friends of MSRI
1994–1997 Chair, Board of Trust­ees
1994–1997 Fin­ance Com­mit­tee
1994–1997 Steer­ing Com­mit­tee
2001–2005 Cap­it­al Cam­paign Com­mit­tee
2004–2019 Trust­ee
2004–2016 De­vel­op­ment Com­mit­tee
2006–2007 Com­mit­tee on Trust­ees
2008–2016 Cor­por­ate Part­ners Com­mit­tee
2010–2013 Com­mit­tee on Trust­ees
2015–2017 Vice Chair, Com­mit­tee on Trust­ees

Academic Review Boards

2005–2007 Chinese Uni­versity of Hong Kong
1999–2019 Math­em­at­ics De­part­ment, Prin­ceton Uni­versity
1997–2013 Math­em­at­ics De­part­ment, MIT
1981–1982 EE De­part­ment, The Tech­nion
1971–1974 EECS De­part­ment, MIT

Corporate Boards

2008–2012 Berke­ley Quant­it­at­ive, LLC, Chair­man
1998–2012 Space Com­puter Cor­por­a­tion (ac­quired by Ex­el­is)
1992–2010 A.K. Peters, Ltd ac­quired by CRC Press
1984–1990 Audit Com­mit­tee, Cylink (NASD CYLK, ac­quired by Safen­et in 2002)
1995–2002 Audit Com­mit­tee, Cylink
1982–1993 IC Designs (be­came Cypress Tim­ing Tech­no­logy)
1989–1991 Ax­com Trad­ing Ad­visors, Pres­id­ent (now Renais­sance Tech­no­lo­gies)
1986–1989 Kodak Fed­er­al Sys­tems Di­vi­sion
1974–1989 Pres­id­ent, Cyc­lo­tom­ics, (be­came Kodak Berke­ley Re­search)

Nonprofit Governing Boards

2012–2015 Chair­man, Gath­er­ing 4 Gard­ner (G4G)
2007–2019 Gath­er­ing 4 Gard­ner (G4G)
2000–2003 Chair­man, In­ter­na­tion­al Com­puter Sci­ence In­sti­tute
1999–2002 Col­lege Pre­par­at­ory School, Oak­land, CA
1994–1998 Math­em­at­ic­al Sci­ences Re­search In­sti­tute, Chair­man
1986–1992 Head Royce School (K–12), Oak­land, CA
1979–1982 Amer­ic­an Math­em­at­ic­al So­ci­ety
1970–1973 IEEE In­form­a­tion The­ory So­ci­ety, Pres­id­ent

Nonprofit Investment Committees

2007–2013 Na­tion­al Academy of En­gin­eer­ing Fin­ance and Budget Com­mit­tee
2000–2019 Na­tion­al Academy of Sci­ences In­vest­ment Com­mit­tee

Science Advisory Boards

1997–1999 In­sti­tute for De­fense Ana­lys­is, FO­CUS Re­view Pan­el
1984–1988 Liv­er­more/Los Alam­os Na­tion­al Labor­at­or­ies,
    UC Pres­id­ent’s Sci­ence and Aca­dem­ic Ad­vis­ory
1981–1982 Sloan Found­a­tion Pan­el on En­gin­eer­ing Edu­ca­tion
1978–1980 NSF Steer­ing Com­mit­tee for In­form­a­tion Sci­ence
1975–1977 Lawrence Hall of Sci­ence
1974–1976 Army Math­em­at­ics Steer­ing Com­mit­tee
1972–1974 Chair­man, FO­CUS Re­view Pan­el, In­sti­tute for De­fense Ana­lys­is

Editorial Boards

2003–2019 In­ter­net Math­em­at­ics
2000–2002 Pro­ceed­ings of the Na­tion­al Academy of Sci­ences
1993–2000 The­or­et­ic­al Com­puter Sci­ence
1982–2019 Util­it­as Math­em­at­ica
1979–1982 Math­em­at­ic­al Re­views
1967–1985 In­form­a­tion and Con­trol
1970–1973 IEEE Trans­ac­tions on In­form­a­tion The­ory
1968–1971 Amer­ic­an Math­em­at­ic­al Monthly

Scientific Conference Organizing Committees

1993–2016 Bi­an­nu­al G4G con­fer­ences
2008 BIRS Work­shop on Com­bin­at­or­i­al Games
2005 BIRS Work­shop on Com­bin­at­or­i­al Games
2000 Co-Chair­man, MSRI Work­shop on Com­bin­at­or­i­al Games
1994 Co-Chair­man, MSRI Work­shop on Com­bin­at­or­i­al Games