# Ted Hill Curriculum Vitae

## October 2020

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- Education
- Professional Experience
- Current Research Interests
- Honors and Awards
- Research Grants
- Professional Society Memberships
- Ph.D Students
- Invited Conference Lectures
- Contributed Conference Papers
- Invited Research Lectures
- Other Research & Academic Visits
- General Lectures
- Publications
- Consulting
- Professional Service

### EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Mathematics | University of California, Berkeley | 1977 | [Diploma] |

Ph.C. in Mathematics | University of California, Berkeley | 1977 | [Diploma] |

M.A. in Mathematics | University of California, Berkeley | 1974 | [Diploma] |

Fulbright Scholar in Mathematics | University of Göttingen | 1972 | |

Ranger Tab | U.S. Army Infantry School | 1968 | [Diploma] |

M.S. in Operations Research | Stanford University | 1968 | [Diploma] |

B.S. in Engineering | U.S. Military Academy, West Point | 1966 | [Diploma] |

### PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor Emeritus, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology (since 2003)

Research Scholar in Residence, California Polytechnic State University (since 2005)

Visiting Professor, Dept. of Economics & Business, LUISS Guido Carli U., Rome (10/10-11/10)

Professor, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology (4/90-12/03)

Guest Professor, Econometrics, Free University of Amsterdam (10/02-11/02)

Visiting Professor, Institute for Mathematical Stochastics, Göttingen (9/00-12/00)

Guest Professor, Dept. Math and Computer Sci., Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (4/97-8/97)

Visiting Professor, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas A.C, Guanajuato Mexico (1/97-3/97)

Guest Professor, Dept. Math and Computer Sci., Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (3-7/94, 7-12/96)

Visiting Scholar, Mathematics, University of Costa Rica(11/93-2/94)

Guest Professor, Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (6/93-11/93)

Visiting Professor, Mathematics, University of Tel Aviv (3/89)

Guest Professor, Mathematics, University of Göttingen (9/88-5/89)

Visiting Scholar, Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley (7/86-9/86)

Associate Professor, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology (7/84-4/90)

Associate Professor, Mathematics, University of Hawaii (8/84-6/85)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematics, University of Leiden (7/82-7/83)

Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology(9/77-6/84)

Lecturer, Applied Mathematics, Washington University (9/70-6/71)

Captain, U.S. Army (Vietnam; Company Commander; Research and Development) (6/68-9/70)

### CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

Probability and measure theory, optimal stopping theory, fair-division problems, limit laws, and Benford's law.

### HONORS AND AWARDS

Article selected for publication in *The Best Writing on Mathematics*, Princeton University Press (2019)

Quillette Top Ten most popular articles of 2018 (# 4 of about 400)

*American Scientist* Most Popular Articles (2016) - see #7

Article selected for publication in *The Best Writing on Mathematics*, Princeton University Press (2010)

Hal's Pick of the Month Selection for March (2007)

Weird Science Awardee # 2, "A Weightier Matter" Science Matters by Tom Siegfried, December (2006)

Gauss Professor, Göttingen Academy of Sciences (2000)

Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (1999)

Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (1993)

SCITREK Scholar Lecturer, Atlanta (1992)

Best Teaching Award Mathematics (from Faculty of 50) (1990)

Fulbright Professor, Mathematics, University of Göttingen (1988-89)

Sigma Xi Best Research Paper in Science, Georgia Institute of Technology (1984)

NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematics, University of Leiden (1982-83)

Fulbright Scholar, Mathematics, University of Göttingen (1971-72)

U.S. Army Graduate Scholarship, Stanford University (1966-68)

Distinguished Graduate, West Point (1966)

### RESEARCH GRANTS

Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) Travel Grant, Free University of Amsterdam (2009)

Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) Travel Grant, Free University of Amsterdam (2008)

Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) Travel Grant, Univ. of Utrecht (2007)

National Security Agency Grant H98230-05-1-0297 (2005-2006)

National Science Foundation Grant DMS 99-71146 (1999-2003)

Göttingen Academy of Sciences (2000)

NSF Group Infrastructure Grant (with Bunimovich, Hale) (1996-2001)

Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) Grant, Dossier B-61-355 (1996-97)

National Science Foundation Grant 95-03375 (1995-97)

Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) Grant, Dossier B-61-281 (1993)

National Science Foundation Grants DMS-92-09586 (1992-94)

Israel-U.S. Binational Science Foundation Grant 88-00005 (with D. Gilat) (1991-93)

National Science Foundation Grant DMS-89-01267 (1989-91)

Fulbright Senior Researcher Award (1988-89)

National Science Foundation Grants DMS-84-01604, DMS-86-01608, DMS-87-01691 (1984-88)

NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Grant 7289 (1982-83)

Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant F4962079C0123 (1979-80)

### PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES MEMBERSHIP

American Association of University Professors

American Civil Liberties Union

American Mathematical Society

Bernoulli Society

Fulbright Association Life Member

Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Mathematical Association of America

National Writers Union

New York Academy of Sciences

### PhD STUDENTS

David Sitton, (Mathematician, Planning Systems, Inc.)
PhD Dec. 2001

Lisa Bloomer Green, (Assistant Professor, Middle Tennessee State University)
PhD 2000

Pieter Allaart, (Assistant Professor, University of North Texas) PhD 1998

Zuzana Kuhn, (Mathematician, Karlsruhe Software) PhD 1998

Josephine Gouweleeuw, (Mathematician, Dutch Bureau of Statistics) PhD 1994

Frans Boshuizen, (Full Professor, Free Univ. Amsterdam; Mathematician, ING) PhD 1991

Martin Jones, (Associate Professor, College of Charleston) PhD 1989

### INVITED CONFERENCE LECTURES

European Commission Conference on Benford's Law, Keynote speaker, Stresa, Italy | Jul 2019 |

Game Theory Workshop Lecture, CIMAT | Feb 2016 |

Semi-Plenary Lecture, SIMMAC XVIII, University of Costa Rica | Feb 2012 |

Prob. & Statistics Conf. , Mexican Math. Res. Center (CIMAT), 3 lectures (in Spanish) | Feb/Mar 2012 |

SIMMAC XVII, University of Costa Rica | Feb 2010 |

Bunimovich Conference, Banff International Research Station, Banff, Canada | Jan 2009 |

Keynote Lecture, Workshop on Applications of Benford's Law, Santa Fe | Dec 2007 |

Esterfest, Conference in Honor of Prof. E. Samuel-Cahn, Hebrew University, Jerusalem | Dec 2006 |

SIMMAC XV, University of Costa Rica | Feb 2006 |

Conference on Stochastic Systems, University of Leiden | Mar 2005 |

Conference on Ergodic Theory, Univ. of North Carolina Chapel Hill | Feb 2004 |

Invited Hour Talk, ICM 2002 Satellite Conference in Hanoi | Aug 2002 |

Conference in Honor of David Blackwell and Lester Dubins, Berkeley | Feb 2002 |

Plenary Talks (two), Dutch Operations Research Annual Meeting, Lunteren | Jan 2002 |

Fair-Division Conference, U. of Pescara, Italy (2 hour talks) | Dec 2000 |

Keynote Lecture, Georgia MAA Meeting, Columbus | Apr 2000 |

Session on Stochastic Processes, AMS Meeting, Charlotte | Oct 1999 |

Mexican Mathematical Research Center (CIMAT) (5 lectures, in Spanish) | Feb 1999 |

Centralamerican Mathematics Conference, Invited Speaker, Costa Rica (in Spanish) | Feb 1997 |

Centralamerican Mathematics Conference, Invited Speaker, Guatemala (in Spanish) | Jan 1996 |

INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Invited Talk, Session on Algorithms, Atlanta | Jun 1995 |

Centralamerican Mathematics Conference, Invited Speaker, Managua, Nicaragua | Jan 1995 |

Centralamerican Mathematics Conference, Invited Speaker, San Ramon, Costa Rica | Feb 1994 |

International Conference on Stochastic Processes, Plenary Speaker, Amsterdam | Jun 1993 |

AMS Invited Talk in Special Session on Stochastic Processes, Knoxville | Mar 1993 |

Annual Finnish Probability Conference, Invited Speaker (6 lectures), Lahti, Finland | Jun 1992 |

AMS-IMS-SIAM Invited Talk in Conference on Inequalities in Probability, Seattle | Jul 1991 |

AMS-IMS-SIAM Invited Talk in Conference on Sequential Search Strategies, Amherst | Jun 1990 |

Conference in honor of L. E. Dubins, University of California at Berkeley | May 1990 |

Conference on Optimal Stopping, Oberwolfach, Germany | Jun 1986 |

### CONTRIBUTED CONFERENCE PAPERS

International Congress of Mathematics 2002 Beijing | Aug 2002 |

Bernoulli World Congress 2000, Guanajuato, Mexico | May 2000 |

Southeast Probability Days, Atlanta | Mar 2000 |

Valdosta State Math Technology Conference, Valdosta | Feb 2000 |

Biannual Centralamerican Appl. Math. Conference (in Spanish), Costa Rica | Jun 2000 |

International Symposium on Mathematics, Costa Rica (in Spanish) | Feb 1998 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Orlando | Jan 1996 |

Southeast Probability Days Annual Meeting, Atlanta | Sep 1995 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio | Jan 1993 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco | Jan 1991 |

Second World Congress of the Bernoulli Society, Uppsala | Aug 1990 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Louisville | Jan 1990 |

American Mathematical Society Meeting, Tacoma | Jun 1987 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio | Jan 1987 |

International Congress of Mathematicians, Berkeley | Aug 1986 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Anaheim | Jan 1985 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Louisville | Jan 1984 |

Markov Decision Processes Conference, University of Eindhoven | Apr 1983 |

Fifteenth European Conference on Probability and Statistics, Palermo | Sep 1982 |

Institute of Mathematical Statistics Regional Meeting, Tallahassee | May 1982 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Cincinnati | Jan 1982 |

Georgia Mathematics Conference, Atlanta | Oct 1981 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco | Jan 1981 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Biloxi | Jan 1979 |

International Congress of Mathematicians, Helsinki | Aug 1978 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta | Jan 1978 |

American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis | Jan 1977 |

### INVITED RESEARCH LECTURES

MASS Colloquium, Dept. of Math., Penn State University | Sep 2016 |

Dept. of Math. Colloquium, Penn State University | Sep 2016 |

Statistics Seminar, U. Nevada, Reno | Sep 2015 |

Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium, U. Nevada, Reno | Sep 2015 |

Statistics & Applied Probability Seminar, UC Santa Barbara | Apr 2015 |

Game Theory Seminar, CIMAT, Guanajuato, MX | Apr 2015 |

Invited lecture, 35th Anniversary of CIMAT, Guanajuato, MX | Apr 2015 |

Penn Mathematics Colloquium, U. of Pennsylvania | Apr 2015 |

Combinatorics & Probability Seminar, U. of Pennsylvania | Mar 2015 |

Invited lecture, Analytics Group, Software San Diego | Apr 2014 |

Colloquium, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, San Diego State University | Oct 2013 |

Millican Colloquium, U. of North Texas, Denton | Oct 2013 |

RTG Undergrad Math Research Colloquium, U. of North Texas, Denton | Oct 2013 |

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam | Jun 2013 |

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam | Jun 2012 |

Mathematics Colloquium, California Polytechnic State University | May 2012 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Mexican Mathematical Research Center (CIMAT) | Feb 2012 |

ID Analytics, San Diego, CA | Oct 2011 |

Dept. of Mathematics, US Military Academy, West Point, NY | Sep 2011 |

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam | Jun 2011 |

Dept. of Statistics & Geoeconomics Seminar , University of Rome - La Sapienza | Nov 2010 |

Dept. of Economics & Business Seminar , LUISS Guido Carli Univ. | Oct 2010 |

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam | Jun 2010 |

Mathematics Colloquium, San Jose State University | Mar 2010 |

Bay Area Mathematics Adventures Lecture, San Jose State University | Mar 2010 |

Mathematics Colloquium, University of Nevada, Reno | Feb 2010 |

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam | Jun 2009 |

Millican Lecture, University of North Texas | Oct 2008 |

Econometrics Seminar, Free University Amsterdam | Jun 2008 |

GAME Lecture, University of Alberta | Apr 2008 |

Mathematics Colloquium, University of Alberta | Apr 2008 |

Colloquium, Joint Science Dept. of the Claremont Colleges, CA, Mar 2008 | Mar 2008 |

Mathematics Colloquium, California Polytechnic State University | May 2007 |

Computer Science Department, Sonoma State University | Nov 2007 |

Mathematics Department, College of Charleston | Sep 2007 |

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam | Jun 2007 |

Mathematics Department, Univ. of Utrecht | Jun 2007 |

Mathematics Department, International University, HoChiMinh City | Mar 2007 |

Mathematics Department, Univ of Natural Sciences, HoChiMinh City | Mar 2007 |

Mathematics Department, Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch | Feb 2007 |

Industrial Engineering/Operations Research Colloquium, U.C. Berkeley | Oct 2006 |

Mathematics Colloquium, U.S. Military Academy | Sep 2006 |

Joint ECE, Math, and Statistics Colloq. (2 lectures), U. New Mexico | Jun 2006 |

Joint Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium, California Polytechnic State University | Nov 2005 |

Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Bonn | Mar 2005 |

Department of Science, University of Pescara | Feb 2005 |

Mathematics Department, University of Naples | Jan 2005 |

Mathematics Department, Faculty of Economics, Univ of Rome | Jan 2005 |

Ergodic Theory and Probability Seminar, Ohio State University | Dec 2004 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Calif Polytechnic State University | Oct 2004 |

Center for Nonlinear Studies, Physics Department, Georgia Tech | Sep 2003 |

Stochastics Seminar, Chalmers University | Nov 2002 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Chalmers University | Nov 2002 |

Econometrics Lunch Seminar, Free University Amsterdam | Nov 2002 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Leiden University | Nov 2002 |

Stochastics Colloquium, Utrecht University | Oct 2002 |

Econometrics, Free U. Amsterdam (8 2-hour lectures) | Oct-Nov 2002 |

Colloquium, Tinbergen Institute of Economics | Oct 2002 |

Mathematics Colloquium, University of Central Queensland | Jul 2002 |

Mathematics Department, Cuesta College | Nov 2001 |

Physics Department, Claremont Graduate School | Oct 2001 |

Math Club, Portland State University | Apr 2001 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Portland State University | Apr 2001 |

Portland Stochastics Group, Portland | Apr 2001 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Steinhaus Center, Tech University of Wroclaw | Dec 2000 |

Stochastics Colloquium, Mathematics, University of Göttingen | Nov 2000 |

Statistics Research Seminar, University of Göttingen | Nov 2000 |

Invited Address, Göttingen Academy of Science (in German) | Oct 2000 |

Econometrics Colloquium, Free University of Amsterdam | Aug 2000 |

Guest Lecture, Tineberg Institute, Amsterdam | Aug 2000 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA | Apr 2000 |

Statistics Colloquium, UC Santa Barbara | Apr 2000 |

Mathematics Colloquium, University of Charleston | Mar 2000 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Armstrong Atlantic State U., Savannah | Mar 2000 |

Mathematics Colloquium, St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Savannah | Mar 2000 |

Science in Society Lecture, College of Science, Kennesaw State University | Mar 2000 |

GA State Academic Committee on Math Subjects, Valdosta | Feb 2000 |

Mathematics & Computer Science Colloquium, CGSU, Milledgeville | Jan 2000 |

Faculty Seminar, Georgia College & State Univ., Milledgeville (GCSU) | Jan 2000 |

Mathematics Colloquium, Mercer Macon | Jan 2000 |

Mathematics Colloquium, California Polytechnic University | Jan 2000 |

Mathematical Sciences Department, Chattahoochee Tech | Dec 1999 |

Mathematics Department, University of Memphis | Nov 1999 |

Mathematics & Computer Sci. Department, Rhodes College | Nov 1999 |

Mathematics Department, University of Tennessee at Martin | Nov 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Dyersburg State, TN | Nov 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Georgia Perimeter College | Oct 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Atlanta Metropolitan College | Oct 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Tri-County Technical College, SC | Oct 1999 |

Session on Stochastic Processes, AMS Meeting, Charlotte | Oct 1999 |

Mathematics Department, University of North Carolina, Charlotte | Oct 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Clemson University | Oct 1999 |

Mathematics Department, East Tennessee State University | Sep 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Milligan College, TN | Sep 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Tennessee Tech | Sep 1999 |

Statistics Department, University of Tennessee-Knoxville | Sep 1999 |

Mathematics Department, University of Tennessee-Knoxville | Sep 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Free University of Amsterdam | Sep 1999 |

Mathematics Department, Clark Atlanta University | Dec 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Pittsburgh | Dec 1998 |

Mathematics Department, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis | Nov 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Miami | Nov 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Southern Mississippi | Oct 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of North Texas | Oct 1998 |

Accounting Department, Business School, Southern Methodist University | Oct 1998 |

Mathematics Department, Dekalb College | Oct 1998 |

Mathematics Department, Columbus State University | Sep 1998 |

Gambling Theory Seminar, Mathematics Department, U.C. Berkeley | Sep 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Augsburg | Jun 1998 |

Mathematics Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo | Mar 1998 |

Institute of Mathematical Sciences, California State University-Monterey Bay | Mar 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Tennessee-Knoxville | Mar 1998 |

Mathematics Department, Morris Brown College, Atlanta | Mar 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Alabama-Huntsville | Feb 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga | Feb 1998 |

Mathematics Department, University of Alabama-Birmingham | Feb 1998 |

Mathematics Department, Dekalb College | Jan 1998 |

F. Lane Hardy Lecture, Columbus State University | Jan 1998 |

Mexican Mathematical Research Center (CIMAT), Guanajuato, Mexico | Jan 1998 |

Mathematical Psychology Seminar, University of Düsseldorf | Jul 1997 |

Special Krengel Colloquium, University of Göttingen | Jun 1997 |

Mathematics Colloquium, University of Kiel | May 1997 |

Probability Seminar, National University of Mexico | Mar 1997 |

Probability Seminar, CIMAT Mexico (in Spanish) | Jan 1997 |

Stochastics Seminar, University of Utrecht | Nov 1996 |

Dynamics Colloquium, University of Amsterdam | Nov 1996 |

Stochastics Colloquium, Math Centrum, Amsterdam | Nov 1996 |

Mark Kac Lecture, Physics Laboratory, Utrecht | Nov 1996 |

Dutch National PhD Lectures, Utrecht | Fall 1996 |

Mathematics Department, University of Delft | Oct 1996 |

Mathematics Department, Chalmers University | Sep 1996 |

Sigma Xi College of Sciences Lecture, West Georgia College | May 1996 |

Mathematics Department, University of Charleston | Mar 1996 |

Mathematics Department, University of North Texas (Colloquium and Millican Lecture) | Nov 1995 |

Mathematics Department, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga | Nov 1995 |

Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Free University, Amsterdam | Aug 1995 |

College of Sciences Special Lecture, Georgia Tech | May 1995 |

Mathematics Department, University of Costa Rica, San Pedro (3 lectures, in Spanish) | Jan 1994 |

Mathematical Stochastics Department, University of Göttingen (in German) | Oct 1993 |

Mathematics Department, University of Groningen | Sep 1993 |

Mathematical Statistics Department, University of Münster | Jun 1993 |

Mathematics Department, Delft University of Technology | Sep 1992 |

Mathematical Stochastics Department, University of Göttingen | Aug 1992 |

Mathematics Department, Tel-Aviv University | Jul 1992 |

Mathematics Department, U. S. Military Academy, West Point | Sep 1991 |

Statistics Department, University of California, Berkeley | Aug 1991 |

Mathematics Department, Technical University of Eindhoven | Mar 1991 |

Mathematics Department, University of Amsterdam | Mar 1991 |

Mathematics Department, Technical University of Delft | Mar 1991 |

Mathematics Department, Sonoma State University | Feb 1991 |

Mathematics Department, College of Charleston | Nov 1990 |

Statistics Department, Purdue University | Nov 1990 |

Mathematical Stochastics Department, University of Göttingen | Aug 1990 |

Mathematics Department, University of Kiel (in German) | May 1989 |

Mathematics Department, University of Leiden | Apr 1989 |

Mathematics Department, Free University of Amsterdam | Apr 1989 |

Mathematics Department, Tel Aviv University | Mar 1989 |

Mathematics Department, University of Wuppertal (in German) | Nov 1988 |

Mathematical Stochastics Department, University of Göttingen (in German) | Nov 1988 |

Mathematics Department, Auburn University | May 1988 |

Mathematics Department, University of Queensland | Aug 1987 |

Mathematics Department, University of Melbourne | Jul 1987 |

Mathematics Department, Australian National University | Jul 1987 |

Mathematics Department, University of New South Wales | Jul 1987 |

Mathematics Department, University of Sydney | Jul 1987 |

Mathematics Department, Columbus College, Columbus | Feb 1987 |

Mathematics Department, U. S. Military Academy, West Point | Oct 1986 |

Applied Mathematics Department, University of Bonn (In German) | Jun 1986 |

Mathematical Stochastics Department, University of Göttingen | Jun 1986 |

Mathematics and Statistics Departments, Ohio State University | Apr 1986 |

Mathematics Department, University of Miami | Apr 1986 |

Faculty of Commerce, University of British Columbia | Dec 1984 |

Mathematics Department, University of Hawaii | Sep 1984 |

Mathematics Department, University of Nijmegen (In Dutch) | May 1983 |

Statistics Department, University of Tel-Aviv | Apr 1983 |

Mathematical Stochastics Department, University of Göttingen | Feb 1983 |

Mathematics Department, University of Eindhoven (In Dutch) | Dec 1982 |

Mathematics Department, University of Delft (In Dutch) | Dec 1982 |

Applied Mathematics Department, University of Bonn | Nov 1982 |

Stochastic Dynamic Programming Conference, University of Leiden | Nov 1982 |

Mathematics Department, Free University of Amsterdam | Aug 1982 |

Mathematics Department, University of Miami | Apr 1982 |

Mathematics Department, University of Hawaii | Apr 1980 |

Statistics Department, University of California, Berkeley | Oct 1979 |

Applied Mathematics Department, University of Bonn (In German) | Jul 1978 |

### OTHER RESEARCH & ACADEMIC VISITS

Modern Mathematics - Int. Summer School for Students, Jacobs U., Bremen, Germany | Jul 1-11, 2017 |

University of Alberta | Jul 2014 |

Free University of Amsterdam | Jun 2013 |

Free University of Amsterdam | Jun 2012 |

Free University of Amsterdam | Jun 2011 |

Invited guest, Nomenclature Committee, Amer. Chemical Soc. meeting, Boston, MA | Aug 2010 |

Free University of Amsterdam | Jun 2010 |

Free University of Amsterdam | May/Jun 2009 |

Free University of Amsterdam | Jun/Jul 2008 |

Free University Amsterdam | Jun 2007 |

University of Utrecht | Jun 2007 |

University of Bonn | May 2007 |

Jawaharlal Nehru University | Mar 2007 |

### GENERAL LECTURES

Cal Poly Research Scholars in Residence Lecture, SLO | Feb 2019 |

Cal Poly Research Scholars in Residence Lecture, SLO | Feb 2016 |

Cal Poly Women's Club Lecture, SLO | Jan 2016 |

Dept. of History Lecture, Cal Poly, SLO | Nov 2013 |

Two Honors Program Lectures, San Jose State Univ. | May 2012 |

Cal Poly Evening Research Scholars in Residence Lecture, SLO | Apr 2010 |

RAMS Lecture, SLO | May 2009 |

Science Forum Lecture, Cuesta College, SLO | Mar 2008 |

Cal Poly Evening Research Scholars in Residence Lecture, SLO | Jan 2008 |

Introduction of General Wesley Clark, Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Santa Barbara | Oct 2006 |

Cal Poly Evening Research Scholars in Residence Lecture, San Luis Obispo (SLO) | May 2006 |

College of Science Special Lecture, Georgia Tech | May 1995 |

Northside Senior Citizen (PALS) Lecture, Sandy Springs | May 1995 |

Boy Scout Science Lecture, Atlanta | Apr 1992 |

SCITREK Scholar Lecture, Atlanta | Jan 1992 |

Mathematics Recruitment Lecture, North Springs High School, Atlanta | 1992 |

Futurescape Mathematics Lecture, Georgia Tech |
1990 |

Mathematics Lecture, Georgia Tech Super Student Day | 1989 |

Keynote Speaker, Graduate Student Recruitment Day, Georgia Tech | Mar 1988 |

Mathematics Showcase Speaker, Georgia Tech | 1982 |

### PUBLICATIONS

#### Books

*PUSHING LIMITS: Memoir of a Maverick from Soldier to Scholar* (paperback), Wise Ink Creative Publishing, August 2020.

*PUSHING LIMITS: From West Point to Berkeley and Beyond* (hardcover), American Mathematical Society (AMS) and Mathematical Association of America (MAA), April 2017.

*An Introduction to Benford's Law* (with A. Berger). Princeton University Press, 2015.

*Advances in Stochastic Inequalities: AMS Special Session on Stochastic Inequalities and Their Applications* (Ed. with C. Houdré).
American Mathematical Society, 1999.

#### Articles

(Note that many of these articles are freely available through the Cal Poly Digital Commons website.)

- The mathematics of Benford's law: a primer (with A. Berger), Statistical Methods & Applications (2020) [open access PDF available June 2021] [preprint ARXIV-PDF].
- What is ... Benford's Law? (with A. Berger),
*Notices of the AMS*64(2), pp. 132-134 (2017). - Hubble's Law Implies Benford's Law for Distances to Galaxies (with R. Fox),
*Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy*37(1), pp. 1-8 (2016). [PDF] For an earlier version, see Hubble's Law Implies Benford's Law for Distances to Stars (with R. Fox), Physics arXiv, posted December 4(2014). [ARXIV-PDF] - Benford's Law: A curious statistical phenomenon that keeps getting curiouser, Princeton University Press Blog,Oct 6 (2015).
- Benford's Law, in
*The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics*, ed. N. J. Higham, Princeton University Press, pp. 135-136 (2015). - A Short Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Benford's Law (with A. Berger), in
*Benford's Law - Theory and Applications*, ed. S. J. Miller, Princeton University Press, pp. 23-55 (2015). - A basic theory of Benford's Law (with A. Berger),
*Probability Surveys*8:1-126 (2011). [PDF] - Benford's Law Blunders, Letter to the Editor,
*The American Statistician*65(2):141, 2011. [PDF] - Benford's Law Strikes Back: No Simple Explanation in Sight for Mathematical Gem (with A. Berger),
*The Mathematical Intelligencer*33(1):85-91 (2011)*.*[PDF] - Finite-state Markov Chains obey Benford's Law (with B. Kaynar, A. Berger, and A. Ridder),
*SIAM J. Matrix. Anal. Appl.*32(3):665-684 (2011). [PDF] - Fundamental Flaws in Feller's Classical Derivation of Benford's Law (with A. Berger), Mathematics arXiv, posted May 14, 2010. [ARXIV-PDF]
- Scale distortion inequalities for mantissas of finite data sets (with A. Berger and K. Morrison),
*Journal of Theoretical Probability*21:97-117 (2008). [PDF] - Your Number's Up, Response to Letters to the Editor, American Scientist Online, May-June (2007) (Online link is incorrect).
- Newton's method obeys Benford's law (with A. Berger),
*American Mathematical Monthly*114:588-601 (2007). [PDF] - One-dimensional dynamical systems and Benford's Law
(with A. Berger and L.A. Bunimovich),
*Transactions of the American Mathematical Society*357:197-219 (2005). [PDF] - Response to "Benfords Gesetz", Brief an die Herausgeber, Deutsche Mathematische Verein, Mitteilungen 3:4 (2001).
- The difficulty of faking data,
*Chance*26:8-13 (1999). [PDF] - The first-digit phenomenon,
*American Scientist*86:358-363 (1998). [PDF] - Benford's Law,
*Encyclopedia of Mathematics Supplement*1:102, Kluwer (1997). [PDF] - A note on distributions of true versus fabricated data,
*Perceptual and Motor Skills*83:776-778 (1996). [PDF] - A statistical derivation of the significant-digit law,
*Statistical Science*10:354-363 (1995). [PDF] - The significant-digit phenomenon,
*The American Mathematical Monthly*102:322-327 (1995). [PDF] - Base invariance implies Benford's Law,
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*123:887-895 (1995). [PDF] - Random-number guessing and the first-digit phenomenon,
*Psychological Reports*62:967-971 (1988). [PDF] -
Slicing Sandwiches, States, and Solar Systems, published in
*The Best Writing on Mathematics 2019*, Princeton University Press (2019). - Slicing Sandwiches, States, and Solar Systems,
*American Scientist*106(1):42-49(2018). [WEB] - A Stronger Conclusion to the Classical Ham Sandwich Theorem (with J.H. Elton),
*European Journal of Combinatorics*32:657-661 (2011). [PDF] - Cutting Cakes Carefully (with K.E. Morrison),
*The College Mathematics Journal*41(4):281-288, September (2010). [PDF] - Counterexamples in the theory of fair division (with K.E. Morrison), Mathematics arXiv, posted Jan 15 (2009). [ARXIV-PDF]
- Maximin-share and minimax-envy in fair-division problems (with M. Dall'Aglio),
*Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications*281:346-361 (2003). [PDF] - Mathematical devices for getting a fair share,
*American Scientist*88:325-331 (2000). [PDF] - Fair-Division Problems,
*Panem & Circenses*10:16-27 University of Göttingen Stochastics Newsletter (1998). [PDF] - Partitioning inequalities in probability and statistics,
*Stochastic Inequalities*, IMS Lecture Notes 22:116-132 (1993). [PDF] - A proportionality principle for partitioning problems,
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*103:288-293 (1988). [PDF] - Common hyperplane medians for random vectors,
*American Mathematical Monthly*95:437-441 (1988). [PDF] - Equitable distribution of indivisible objects (with S. Demko),
*Mathematical Social Sciences*16:1-14 (1988). [PDF] - Partitioning general probability measures,
*Annals of Probability*15:804-813 (1987). [PDF] - Optimal-partitioning inequalities for non-atomic probability measures (with J. Elton and R. Kertz),
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*Annals of Applied Probability*2:503-517 (1992). [PDF] - A prophet inequality related to the secretary problem (with U. Krengel),
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*Contemporary Mathematics*125:191-207 (1992). [PDF] - Minimax-optimal stop rules and distributions in secretary problems (with U. Krengel),
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*Journal of Multivariate Analysis*31:236-243 (1989). [PDF] - Optimal-partitioning inequalities in classification and multi-hypotheses testing (with Y. L. Tong),
*Annals of Statistics*17:1325-1334 (1989). [PDF] - Expectation inequalities associated with prophet inequalities,
*Stochastic Analysis and Applications*5:299-310 (1987). [PDF] - The existence of good Markov strategies in decision processes with general payoffs (with V. Pestien),
*Stochastic Processes and Applications*24:61-76 (1987).[PDF] - Prophet inequalities for averages of independent non-negative random variables,
*Mathematische Zeitschrift*192:427-436 (1986). [PDF] - Selection of order of observation in optimal stopping problems (with A. Hordijk),
*Journal of Applied Probability*22:177-184 (1985). [JSTOR-PDF] - On maximizing the average time at a goal (with S. Demko),
*Stochastic Processes and Applications*17:349-357 (1984). [PDF] - Stop rule inequalities for uniformly bounded sequences of random variables (with R. Kertz),
*Transactions of the American Mathematical Society*278:197-207 (1983). [PDF] - Prophet inequalities and order selection in optimal stopping problems,
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*88:131-137 (1983). [PDF] - The advantage of using non-measurable stop rules (with V. Pestien),
*Annals of Probability*11:442-450 (1983). [PDF] - Comparisons of stop rule and supremum expectations of i.i.d. random variables (with R. Kertz),
*Annals of Probability*10:336-345 (1982). [PDF] - Additive comparisons of stop rule and supremum expectations of uniformly bounded independent random variables (with R. Kertz),
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*83:582-585 (1981). [PDF] - Ratio comparisons of supremum and stop rule expectations (with R. Kertz),
*Zeitschriftfür Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie*56:283-285 (1981). [PDF] - On the existence of good Markov strategies,
*Transactions of the American Mathematical Society*247:157-176 (1979). [PDF] - Characterizations of the Bayesian Posterior Distribution in Terms of Self-information and Likelihood Ratios (with M. Dall'Aglio),
*International Journal of Statistics and Probability*7(1):21-25(2018). [PDF] - Bayesian posteriors without Bayes' Theorem (with M. Dall' Aglio). Math arXiv, posted March 1 (2012). [ARXIV-PDF]
- How to combine independent data sets for the same quantity (with J. Miller),
*Chaos*21(3) (2011). [PDF] [ARXIV-PDF] - Conflations of Probability Distributions,
*Transactions of the American Mathematical Society*363(6):3351-3372 June (2011). [PDF] [ARXIV-PDF] - A Characterization of Newton Maps(with A. Berger),
*ANZIAM J.*48:211-223 (2006). [PDF] - Regularity of Digits and Significant Digits of Random Variables (with Klaus Schürger),
*Journal of Stochastic Processes and Their Applications*115:1723-1743 (2005). [PDF] - Constructing random probability distributions (with D. Sitton),
*Abstract and Applied Analysis*, 453-468 (2004), Chuong, Nirenberg, and Tutschke (eds.), World Scientific Press. [PDF] - Necessary and sufficient condition that the limit of Stieltjes transforms is a Stieltjes transform (with J. Geronimo),
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*Journal of Theoretical Probability*15:919-938 (2002). [PDF] - Extreme-value moment goodness-of-fit tests (with V. Perez-Abreu),
*Annals of Institute of Statistical Mathematics*53:543-551 (2001). [PDF] - Alternative empirical distributions based on weighted linear combinations of order statistics (with J. Mann),
*Stochastic Analysis and Applications*18:87-99 (2000).[PDF] - Constructions of random distributions via sequential barycenters (with M. Monticino),
*Annals of Statistics*26:1242-1253 (1998). [PDF] - On the basic representation theorem for convex domination of measures (with J. Elton),
*Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications*, 228:449-446 (1998). [PDF] - Sequential barycenter arrays and random probability measures(with M. Monticino), Technical Report 120297-010, School of Mathematics, Georgia Inst. of Technology (1997). [PDF]
- Strongly-consistent, distribution-free confidence intervals for quantiles (with D. Gilat),
*Statistics and Probability Letters*29:45-53 (1996).*Erratum*31:245-6 (1997). [PDF] - Strong laws for
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*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*121:1235-1243 (1994). [PDF] - Probability fusions; preliminary announcement (with J. Elton),
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*Statistica Neerlandia*47:1-5 (1993). [PDF] - On the game of googol (with U. Krengel),
*International Journal of Game Theory*21:151-160 (1992). [PDF] - On the construction of generalized measure-preserving transformations with given marginals (with U. Krengel),
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Tillinghast, Nelson and Warren (Atlanta) (1987): Analysis of statistics of Pepsico pension plan lawsuit |

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Panel, Washington, DC | Feb 2006 |

NSF POWRE Screening Panel, Washington, DC | Apr 1998 |

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#### Scientific Organizing Committees

Scientific Organizing Committee SIMMAC XVIII, Costa Rica | 2012 |

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Scientific Organizing Committee SIMMAC XV, Costa Rica | 2006 |

Scientific Organizing Committee, ICM 2002 Hanoi Satellite Conference | 2001-02 |

Scientific Organizing Committee, Centralamerican Math. Conf. | 1997 |

Co-organizer, AMS Special Session on Stochastic Inequalities, Atlanta | Oct 1997 |

Steering Committee, Southeast Applied Analysis Center | 1996-2001 |

Organizer, Session on Optimal Stopping, INFORMS Conf., Atlanta | Jun 1995 |

Organizer, Workshop on Optimal Stopping, Free University, Amsterdam | Jun 1993 |

SCITREK Scholar Organizing Committee, Atlanta | 1992-93 |

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Probability Session, ICM 2002, Beijing | Aug 2002 |

Probability Session, ICAAA 2002, Hanoi | Aug 2002 |

Session on Partitioning, SPA '93, Amsterdam | Jun 1993 |

Probability Session, AMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio | Jan 1993 |

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Analysis Session, Annual AMS Meeting | 1985 |

#### Miscellaneous

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