MIR Labs - Advisory Board Member
Vladik Kreinovich received his MS in Mathematics and Computer
Science from St. Petersburg University, Russia, in 1974, and
PhD from the Institute of Mathematics, Soviet Academy of
Sciences, Novosibirsk, in 1979. From 1975 to 1980, he worked
with the Soviet Academy of Sciences; during this time, he
worked with the Special Astrophysical Observatory (focusing on
the representation and processing of uncertainty in
radioastronomy). For most of the 1980s, he worked on error
estimation and intelligent information processing for the
National Institute for Electrical Measuring Instruments,
Russia. In 1989, he was a visiting scholar at Stanford
University. Since 1990, he has worked in the Department of
Computer Science at the University of Texas at El Paso. In
addition, he has served as an invited professor in Paris
(University of Paris VI), France; Hong Kong; St. Petersburg,
Russia; and Brazil.
His main interests are the representation and processing of uncertainty, especially interval computations and intelligent control. He has written three books, edited six books, and written more than 900 papers. Vladik is a member of the editorial board of the international journal "Reliable Computing" (formerly "Interval Computations") and several other journals. In addition, he is the co-maintainer of the international Web site on interval computations http://www.cs.utep.edu/interval-comp .
Vladik serves as president of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society; is a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Metrological Sciences; was the recipient of the 2003 El Paso Energy Foundation Faculty Achievement Award for Research awarded by the University of Texas at El Paso; and was a co-recipient of the 2005 Star Award from the University of Texas System.