Alexander Bogomolny
Israeli American mathematician (1948ā2018) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Alexander Bogomolny (January 4, 1948 ā July 7, 2018) was a Sovietborn IsraeliAmerican mathematician. He was Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of Iowa, and formerly research fellow at the Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, senior instructor at Hebrew University and software consultant at Ben Gurion University. He wrote extensively about arithmetic, probability, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and mathematical games.
Alexander Bogomolny  

Born  January 4, 1948 
Died  July 7, 2018 
Nationality  Israeli American 
Alma mater 

Scientific career  
Institutions  Moscow Institute of Electronic Machine Building (MIEM), Hebrew University, Ben Gurion University, University of Iowa 
Thesis  A New Numerical Solution for the Stamp Problem (PhD, 1981) 
Doctoral advisor  Gregory Eskin 
Website  cuttheknot 
He was known for his contribution to heuristics and mathematics education, creating and maintaining the mathematically themed educational website CuttheKnot for the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Online.^{[1]} He was a pioneer in mathematical education on the internet, having started CuttheKnot in October 1996.^{[2]}