Biography: Neil James Alexander Sloane Aug 31 2023
Neil J. A. Sloane, njasloane@gmail.com
Chairman, OEIS Foundation Inc.
11 South Adelaide Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904, USA
Also Visiting Scientist, Math. Dept., Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.
Home page: http://NeilSloane.com/
Phone: (732) 828 6098
Degrees:
B.E.E., University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 1959.
B.A. (Honours), University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 1960.
M.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1964.
Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1967.
Positions:
Assistant Professor, Elect. Engin. Dept., Cornell Univ., 1967-1969.
Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, 1969-1997.
Technology Leader, AT&T Labs - Research, Florham Park, NJ, 1997 - Apr 27 2012.
President, OEIS Foundation, Inc., 2009-2021; Chairman, 2021-present.
Books:
A Handbook of Integer Sequences, Academic Press, 1973.
The Theory of Error-Correcting Codes (with F. J. MacWilliams), North-Holland, 1977.
Hadamard Transform Optics (with M. Harwit), Academic Press, 1979.
Sphere-Packings, Lattices and Groups (with J. H. Conway), Springer, 1988; 3rd ed. 1998.
Claude Elwood Shannon: Collected Papers (edited, with A. D. Wyner), IEEE Press, 1993.
The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (with S. Plouffe), Academic Press, 1995.
Orthogonal Arrays: Theory and Practice (with A. S. Hedayat and John Stufken), Springer-Verlag, 1999.
Rock Climbing New Jersey (with Paul Nick), 2nd. ed., Falcon Press, 2000.
Self-Dual Codes and Invariant Theory (with G. Nebe and E. M. Rains), Springer, 2006.
Societies:
American Mathematical Society, Institute Electrical & Electronic Engineers,
Learned Society of Wales, Mathematical Association of America, National Academy of Engineering, American Alpine Club.
Honors:
IEEE Fellow, 1978.
Chauvenet Prize, Math. Assos. Amer., 1979.
Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions Information Theory, 1978-1980.
1984 Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecturer, Math. Assoc. Amer.
1987 IEEE Information Theory Society Prize Paper Award (with J. H. Conway).
1995 IEEE Information Theory Society Prize Paper Award (with A. R. Calderbank, A. R. Hammons, Jr., P. V. Kumar and P. Sole).
1998 IEEE Information Theory Society Shannon Lecturer (the Information Theory Society's highest award).
Elected to National Academy of Engineering, 1998.
Inaugural AT&T Fellow, 1998.
Invited speaker, International Congress of Mathematicians, Berlin, 1998.
IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal, 2005.
Math. Assoc. America, David R. Robbins Prize, 2008.
Fellow, Amer. Math. Soc., 2012.
2013 George Polya Award of Math. Assoc. America (with M. LeBrun and D. Applegate).
Fellow, Learned Society of Wales, 2015
Other:
``The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences''
(see https://oeis.org) receives about a million visits each day.
Cited over 10000 times (see https://oeis.org/wiki/Works_Citing_OEIS)
The Sloane-Hardin Design of Experiments program ``Gosset''
(see http://NeilSloane.com/gosset/)
is widely used in industry.
Publication list of some 380 items and 135 co-authors is available from
http://NeilSloane.com/doc/pub.html
Google Scholar Citations: 68716, h-index: 93; i10-index: 278. Orcid: 0000-0001-7386-5222