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Maxim Kontsevich

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.

    Major 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).
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    Born August 25, 1964
    (age 51)
    Nationality
    • 1992
      University Bonn
    • 1993 - 1995
      professor, University California Berkeley
    • 1995
      professor, mathematics I'Institut des Hautes +etudes Scientifiques
      Bures-sur-yvette, Centre, France