Assistant professor at the Independent University of Moscow.

Education and academic degrees

In 1984 I graduated from School No 2, Moscow.

In 1990, from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

In 1992, from the graduate school of the Institute of Control Science, Moscow.

In 1992, I obtained a Ph.D. degree in mathematics from the Institute of Control Science, under the supervision of Dr. Nikolay Bobylev.


since 1995 --- an assistant professor at the Independent University of Moscow.

1998--99 and 2001 --- mathematics teacher at School 57, Moscow

1993--1995 --- a postdoctoral research position at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Haifa.

1992--1993 --- researcher in the Institute of Control Science

1989--1993 --- mathematics teacher at School 43, Moscow (see their Russian page).

Visiting positions

2003 (Jun) ---  University of Utrecht

2002 (Sep-Dec) and Dec2003 to Jan 2004 ---  University of Oregon, Eugene

2001 (Nov-Dec) --- École Normale Supèrieure de Lyon.

2001 (May-Jun) --- Fields Institute, Toronto.

2000 (Apr-May) and 2001 (Apr-May) --- Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm.

1999 (May) --- Cornell University.

1998 (May-Jun) --- Universitè Paris IX (Dauphine).

Scientific interests and publications

My principal scientific interests are geometry, combinatorics and mathematical physics. See also a list of publications, with brief summaries of the principal papers.


Postal ("snail-mail", really slow in Russia !): 121002, Moscow, Bol'shoy Vlassievsky per., 11, Independent University of Moscow.


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