Lotfi A Zadeh

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Birthday
4, 1921
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Sep 6, 2017 (96)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1921
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Sep 6, 2017 (96)

About

Azerbaijani mathematician, engineer and computer scientist who introduced the concept of so-called "fuzzy" mathematics. He is a professor emeritus of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Before Fame

He moved with his family to Iran at age ten and placed third in the country's national university exams.

Trivia

He has received many awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, including the Richard W. Hamming Medal.

Family Life

He married a woman named Fay and has children named Stella and Norman.

Associated With

He and biochemist Wendell Stanley have both taught at the University of California, Berkeley.