Andrew Odlyzko, PhD, has had a long career in research and research management
at Bell Labs and AT&T Labs. Now, a professor
in the School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota, Professor Odlyzko built an interdisciplinary research center. He has written over 150 technical papers in
computational complexity, cryptography, number theory, combinatorics, coding
theory, analysis, probability theory, and related fields. In recent years,
he also has been working in electronic commerce, economics of data networks,
and economic history, especially on diffusion of technological innovation. With his Fannie and John Hertz Fellowship award, Professor Odlyzko received his PhD in mathematics from MIT.