John Forbes Nash Jr.

13 June 1928

Mathematician

Katherine Johnson

26 August 1918

Mathematician

John von Neumann

28 December 1903

Mathematician

Terence Tao

17 July 1975

Mathematician

Tom Lehrer

09 April 1928

American musician

Kurt Gödel

28 April 1906

Mathematician, Philosopher

Donald Knuth

10 January 1938

Computer Scientist

Alfred North Whitehead

15 February 1861

Mathematician, Philosopher

Norbert Wiener

26 November 1894

Father of Cybernetics

Manjul Bhargava

08 August 1974

Mathematician

James Harris Simons

1938 AD

Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager

Eugene Wigner

17 November 1902

Physicist & Mathematician

Herbert A. Hauptman

14 February 1917

Mathematician

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

13 March 1899

Physicist, Mathematician

Edwin Powell Hubble

20 November 1889

Astronomer & Mathematician

Marvin Minsky

09 August 1927

Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Dorothy Vaughan

20 September 1910

Mathematician

Freeman Dyson

15 December 1923

Mathematician, Theoretical physicist, Nuclear

Ronald Graham

31 October 1935

Mathematician, Juggler, Computer scientist

Edward Witten

26 August 1951

Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher,

Andrew Wiles

11 April 1953

Mathematician, University teacher

George Dantzig

08 November 1914

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician

Benoit Mandelbrot

20 November 1924

Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Willard Van Orman Quine

25 June 1908

Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher

David Gale

13 December 1921

Mathematician, Economist

Edward O. Thorp

14 August 1932

Mathematician, Writer, University teacher

Hilary Putnam

31 July 1926

Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

Martin Gardner

21 October 1914

Mathematician, Writer, Journalist, Literary

George R. Price

06 October 1922

Mathematician, Geneticist

David Berlinski

1942 AD

philosopher, mathematician, university teacher

David Rittenhouse

08 April 1732

Astronomer

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Alonzo Church

14 June 1903

Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,

Stanislaw Ulam

13 April 1909

Mathematician

Bruce Schneier

15 January 1963

Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Shing-Tung Yau

04 April 1949

Mathematician, University teacher

Josiah Willard Gibbs

11 February 1839

Scientist

Leslie Lamport

07 February 1941

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

John Forbes Nash, Jr.

13 June 1928

Mathematician

Richard E. Bellman

26 August 1920

Mathematician, University teacher, Computer

Edward Norton Lorenz

23 May 1917

Mathematician

Jef Raskin

09 March 1943

Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University

Daniel J. Bernstein

29 October 1971

Mathematician, Cryptologist, Programmer,

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

09 April 1865

Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Engineer,

David Blackwell

24 April 1919

Statistician

Alan Sokal

24 January 1955

Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Alfred Tarski

14 January 1901

Mathematician, Philosopher

Seymour Papert

29 February 1928

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Educator,

Richard Hamming

11 February 1915

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Eric W. Weisstein

18 March 1969

Mathematician, Astronomer, Non-fiction writer

Percival Lowell

13 March 1855

Astronomer, Mathematician

George Pólya

13 December 1887

Mathematician

John Backus

03 December 1924

Computer scientist

Fred Brooks

19 April 1931

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Raoul Bott

24 September 1923

Mathematician

Lotfi A. Zadeh

04 February 1921

Mathematician, Engineer, Professor, Scientist,

Leonid Khachiyan

03 May 1952

Mathematician

Robert Aumann

08 June 1930

Mathematician

Whitfield Diffie

05 June 1944

Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Raymond Smullyan

25 May 1919

Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University

Michael Spivak

1940 AD

mathematician

Leonard Kleinrock

13 June 1934

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent

Simon Newcomb

12 March 1835

Astronomer, Mathematician, Economist, Novelist,

Haskell Curry

12 September 1900

Mathematician

Stephen Smale

15 July 1930

Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Allen Newell

19 March 1927

Psychologist, Computer scientist, Mathematician,

Peter Shor

14 August 1959

Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Edward Frenkel

02 May 1968

Mathematician

Theodore Kaczynski

22 May 1942

Mathematician

Narendra Karmarkar

24 February 1957

Mathematician

John Milnor

20 February 1931

Mathematician

Albert W. Tucker

28 November 1905

Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Fischer Black

11 January 1938

Economist, Mathematician

Stephen Cook

14 December 1939

Computer scientist

Stephen Cole Kleene

05 January 1909

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Philosopher,

Gerald Jay Sussman

08 February 1947

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Noam Elkies

25 August 1966

Mathematician, Chess composer, University teacher,

Martin Hellman

02 October 1945

Cryptographer, Mathematician, Scientist, Computer

Richard Borcherds

29 November 1959

Mathematician

Walter Rudin

02 May 1921

Mathematician, University teacher

William Thurston

30 October 1946

Mathematician

Paul Halmos

03 March 1916

Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician

Rudolf E. Kálmán

19 May 1930

Mathematician, Engineer, University teacher

Mark Adler

03 April 1959

Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist

Nathaniel Bowditch

26 March 1773

Mathematician, Astronomer, Actuary, Physicist,

Leonid Hurwicz

21 August 1917

Mathematician, Economist

Steven Strogatz

13 August 1959

Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Harry Nyquist

07 February 1889

Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Serge Lang

19 May 1927

Mathematician

Ralph Merkle

02 February 1952

Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Persi Diaconis

31 January 1945

Mathematician, Statistician, Stage magician

Oskar Morgenstern

24 January 1902

Economist

Lloyd Shapley

02 June 1923

Economist, Mathematician, University teacher

Robert Tarjan

30 April 1948

Computer scientist

Carl Gustav Hempel

08 January 1905

Mathematician, Computer scientist, Philosopher,