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educator , Mathematician

Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician, educator. Achievements include research in mathematical physics, algebraic geometry and topology; specializing in the "knot theory" and the "string theory". Recipient Fields medal International Congress Mathematicians, Berlin, 1998; co-recipient Crafoord prize in Mathematics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2008. Member of Academy of Sciences (elected official).

Background

Kontsevich, Maxim was born on August 25, 1964 in Khimki.

Education

Student, Moscow State University. Doctor Mathematics University Bonn, 1992.

Career

Junior researcher Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Moscow. Professor University California Berkeley, 1993—1995. Professor mathematics I'Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette, France, since 1995.

Visiting professor Harvard University, Max-Planck-Institut Mathematik, Institute Advanced Studies, Rutgers University.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in mathematical physics, algebraic geometry and topology. Specializing in the "knot theory" and the "string theory".

Membership

Member of Academy of Sciences (elected official).