Dan Spielman

Inside Biography


Multiple awards winner, Daniel Spielman is a professor of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Yale University. He has also placed a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship in October 2012. Moreover, he won the Godel Prize for his joint work on smoothed analysis of algorithms in 2008.

Early life and Education

This multitalented theoretical computer scientist, Daniel Spielman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, in March 1970. As far as his ethnicity, he is White American and belongs to American nationality.

Daniel Spielman was raised up in his birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his parents. He attended Episcopal Academy, The Philadelphia School, and Germantown Friends School. After graduating, he moved to Yale University in 1992 and earned Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and computer science.

Daniel Spielman then received Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from MIT in 1995.

Professional Career

Daniel Spielman is a professor at Yale University since 2006. Presently, he is the Henry Ford, Professor of Computer Science, Data Science, and Applied Mathematics as well.

Daniel Spielman has received numerous awards including the 2014 Polya Prize, the 2010 Nevanlinna Prize, the 2009 Fulkerson Prize, the 2008 and 2015 Godel Prize, the 2002 IEEE Information Theory Paper Award.

Moreover, Daniel Spielman is also a part of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering and a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Personal Life

Daniel Spielman is praised for his professional life. As a professor of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Yale University, he has bred some notable students. One of them Nikhil Srivastava is an a s sistant professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley from New Delhi, India.

Nikhil Srivastava provided a positive solution to the Kadison-Singer problem along with Adam Marcus in 2013. For which, he was awarded the 2014 Polya Prize.

Further to add, Nikhil Srivastava has worked on research topics like design and analysis of the algorithm, digital communication, scientific computing, and network science as well.

Net Worth, Body Measurement

Daniel Spielman, a renowned professor of Yale University, earns a huge amount of money. He receives $200k annual average salary from the Yale University. Even being Yale’s professor, Daniel doesn’t live a lavish life. His net worth might over $1 million, but official net worth is yet to reveal.

As a part of the introductory cla s s of Simons Investigators in 2012, Daniel Spielman was provided with $660,000 for curiosity-driven research for five years. He has perfect body structure.


by ab-niranjan, 23 Jul, 2017

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