Nina Ringo is a prominent scientist in the field of mathematical control theory. She has over forty scientific publications in addition to a book of poetry and several novels. In 1961 Nina Ringo graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), a leading Russian university, originally established in the Soviet Union. In 1967 she defended a doctorate dissertation in the field of cosmic research in Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Science of Russia. She is one of a few female scientists who was able to obtain a doctoral degree in this challenging field. She has also worked in the Academy of Computer Science of Russia.