Andrew Odlyzko

Hertz Fellow: Andrew Odlyzko

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Area of Study


Fellowship Years

1971 - 1975

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.

Personal Sites:

1975 - Lower Bounds for Discriminants of Number Fields