|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1947|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2004|
Professor. He studied mathematics at the Donetsk State University (Ukraine, USSR) from 1965 to 1970. His first teacher was V.I. Beliy, under whose guidance he wrote his first article in mathematics. In 1977, he obtained a PhD under the supervision of Professor Roald Trigub. Only after Gorbachev's rise to power, he was allowed to hold a position at the Donetsk Polytechnic Institute. He spent most of his 'Soviet' life, until 1993 when he moved to Israel with his wife Ella and their two sons Alexei and Vladimir, in Donetsk, a big industrial city and, in a way, the 'capital' of the Donetsk coal and metallurgical region. He received a research grant in Technion (Haifa) for three years. He was a senior professor at the Zimbabwe University (1996-1999), and became, in 1999, a senior professor at the University of West Indies in Barbados. Deep penetrating methods and problems in probability naturally led him to contributing to the so-called small ball problem by combining his knowledge and experience in both approximation and probability. In the last year of his life that he was able to work on mathematics, and 2003 was extremely fruitful.
Har HaMenuchot Cemetery
Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
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Record added: Apr 20, 2012
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