Wojbor Andrzej Woyczynski

Mathematics and statistics educator

Born Oct. 24, 1943, Czestochowa, Poland; came to U.S., 1970; son of Eugeniusz and Otylia (Borkiewicz); married Elizabeth (Holbrook); children: Martin, Gregory.

Education: Master of Electrical Engineering (M.E.E.), Technical University of Wroclaw (Poland), 1966; Ph.D., University of Wroclaw, 1968.

Career: assistant prof., 1968-72, associate prof., 1972-77, Institute of Mathematics, University of Wroclaw; prof., Mathematics Department, Cleveland State University (OH), 1977-82; prof., chairman, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 1982-91, director, Center for Stochastic and Chaotic Processes in Science and Technology, 1989 -, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland; visiting associate prof., Northwestern University, Evanston (IL), 1976-77; visiting prof., Aarhus University (Denmark), 1972, Universite de Paris-Sud, Orsay (France), 1973, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1976, University of South Carolina, 1979, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1983, 1984, Gottingen University (Germany), 1985, 1991, University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia), 1988, Nagoya University (Japan), 1992-93; deputy editor-in-chief, Annals of the Polish Mathematical Society, 1973-77; associate editor, Chomometrics Journal, 1987 -, Probability and Mathematical Statistics 1988 -, Annals of Applied Probability, 1989 -; editorial boards member, The Ulam Quarterly, 1990 -, Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, 1993 -.

Author: Probability - Winter School, 1975; Martingale Theory in Harmonic Analysis and Banach Spaces, 1982; Probability Theory and Harmonic Analysis, 1986; Random Series and Stochastic Integrals: Single and Multiple, 1992; over 70 articles and scientific papers in professional journals.

Honors, i.a.: Sigma Xi; fellowships, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1969-76, Carnegie - Mellon University, Pittsburgh (PA), 1970-72; grants, National Science Foundation (NSF), 1970, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1987-89, 1989-91, 1992-96, Cleveland State University Development Foundation, 1979-81, Office of Naval Research, 1985-88, 1989-91, 1991-93; Grand Prize, Polish Mathematical Society, 1973; listed in: Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology, Who's Who in Science and Engineering.

Languages: Polish, English.

Office: Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.