**Employment**

Associate professor
since September 2010
Faculty of Mathematics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Senior researcher
since 2009
Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Moscow
Postdoctoral fellow
2008-2009
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn
Postdoctoral fellow
2007-2008
Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn
James H. Simons Instructor (postdoc)
2004-2007

Stony Brook University

**Visiting positions**

Guest professor
winter 2010
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Lecturer
fall 2009
Independent University of Moscow
Lecturer
fall 2007, fall 2008
Jacobs University Bremen

**Education **

PhD
June, 2004

University of Toronto

Thesis "A Gauss-Bonnet theorem, Chern classes and an adjunction formula for reductive groups"

Thesis advisor Askold Khovanskii, coadvisor Mikhail Kapranov
Diploma
April, 2001
Independent University of Moscow

Diploma "The monodromy group of generalized hypergeometric equations"

Diploma advisor Askold Khovanskii

**Mathematical awards**

2010-2012
Pierre Deligne/Dynasty Foundation Award
2001-2004 Connaught Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto
1998-1999 Mayor of Moscow Undergraduate Scholarship
**Grants**

2013
President of the RF grant MK-983.2013.1, ``Polytopes, algebraic torus actions and automorphism groups''
2010
RFBR grant 10-01-00540-a, ``Newton polytopes and cohomology of spherical varieties''

**Selected presentations**

2014 | August | Seoul ICM 2014 Satellite Conference on Topology of Torus Actions and Applications to Geometry and Combinatorics, Daejeon, Korea |

May | Oberwolfach mini-workshop on Okounkov bodies and applicationa, Oberwolfach, Germany | |

April | IMPANGA and SMUGA, IMPAN, Warsaw | |

March | Seminar "Riemann surfaces, Lie algebras and Mathematical physics", Independent University of Moscow | |

February | BIRS workshop on Okounkov bodies and representation theory, Banff, Canada | |

2013 | November | Seminar of the Laboratory of Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, HSE, Moscow |

April | Algebra and Geometry Seminar, University of Toronto | |

March | Algebra Seminar, University of Ottawa | |

February | Seminar "Globus" (Globe), Independent University of Moscow | |

February | Mathematical Winter School for students, Golitsyno | |

January | Christmas meetings with Deligne | |

2012 | October | Banff workshop on Lie algebras, torsors and cohomological invariants, Banff, Canada |

July | The 5th MSJ-SI Schubert calculus, Osaka, Japan | |

April | Oberwolfach workshop on toric geometry, Oberwolfach, Germany | |

May | Seminar "Riemann surfaces, Lie algebras and Mathematical physics", Independent University of Moscow | |

May | Mathematical Spring School for students, Sevastopol | |

March | Algebraic Topology Seminar, Moscow State University | |

February | Seminar "Characteristic classes and intersection theory", HSE, Moscow | |

February | Seminar "Geometry, topology and mathematical physics", Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow | |

February | Mathematical Winter School for students, Klyaz'ma | |

January | Christmas meetings with Deligne | |

2011 | November | Lie Groups and Invariant Theory Seminar, Moscow State University |

August | Oberwolfach mini-workshop on Newton-Okounkov bodies, Oberwolfach, Germany | |

April | Seminar "Riemann surfaces, Lie algebras and Mathematical physics", Independent University of Moscow | |

February | Seminar of the Laboratory of Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, HSE, Moscow | |

January | Mathematical Winter School for students, Golitsyno | |

January | Christmas meetings with Deligne | |

2010 | November | V.I. Arnold seminar, Moscow State University |

October | Moscow Mathematical Society meeting | |

August | Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India | |

August | ICM2010 Satellite conference on Complex Geometry, Group actions and Moduli spaces, Hyderabad, India | |

April | Oberwolfach workshop on algebraic groups, Oberwolfach, Germany | |

2009 | November | Algebra Seminar, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow |

November | Seminar on Homology and Homotopy Methods in Geometry, Higher School of Economics, Moscow | |

October | Lie Groups and Invariant Theory Seminar, Moscow State University | |

October | Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar, Institute of Information Transmission Problems, Moscow | |

July | Topics in Topology, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn | |

May | Representation Theory Seminar, University of Bonn | |

February | Algebraic Geometry Seminar, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn | |

January | Representation Theory Seminar, University of Cologne | |

January | Oberwolfach workshop on toric geometry, Oberwolfach, Germany | |

2008 | April | Representation Theory Seminar in the University of Bonn |

February | Algebra and Lie Theory Seminar in Jacobs University Bremen | |

January | Workshop on moduli spaces and tropical geometry, Bonn-Dusseldorf-Essen | |

2007 | December | International Conference on Transformation Groups, Moscow, Russia |

December | Algebra and Geometry Seminar in the University of Rome "La Sapienza" | |

September | Banff workshop on Group Embeddings and Representation Theory, Banff, Canada | |

2006 | July | International conference on dynamical systems, differential equations and singularity theory, Suzdal', Russia |

April | Algebra, Geometry and Physics Seminar at Stony Brook University | |

March | Algebra and Geometry Seminar at the University of Toronto | |

2005 | March | Algebraic Geometry Seminar at Columbia University |

2004 | February | Geometry, Symmetry and Physics Seminar at Yale University |

2003 | October | Geometry Seminar, University of Toronto |

2002 | December | Winter meeting of the Canadian Mathematical Society, Ottawa |

November | Representation Theory Seminar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst |

**
Teaching
**

summer 2011 | Summer school "Contemporary Mathematics", Dubna |

course: "Schubert calculus and 3264 conics" | |

2010-2011 | Faculty of Mathematics, Higher School of Economics |

course: Analysis II | |

winter 2010 | Freie Universitaet Berlin |

course: Spherical Varieties (graduate topics mini-course) | |

fall 2009 | Independent University of Moscow |

course: Geometry of Spherical Varieties (topics course) | |

2008-2009 | Jacobs University Bremen |

courses: Introductory Algebra, Geometry of Flag Varieties (graduate topics mini-course) | |

2007-2008 | Jacobs University Bremen |

courses: Perspectives of Mathematics, Intersection Theory (graduate topics mini-course) | |

2006-2007 | Stony Brook University |

courses: Intro to Lie groups and algebras (graduate topics course), Mathematical Thinking | |

2005-2006 | Stony Brook University |

courses: Algebra (graduate core course), Applied Algebra | |

summer 2005 | Summer school "Contemporary Mathematics" for first year university students and last year high school students, Dubna |

course: "Constructions using compass and ruler, and Galois theory" | |

2004-2005 | Stony Brook University |

courses: Linear Algebra, Applied Complex Analysis | |

2001-2002 | University of Toronto |

courses: Teaching Assistant for Differential Equations (for engineers), Advanced Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Geometry | |

summer 2002 | Summer school "Contemporary Mathematics", Dubna |

course: "Lobachevsky geometry" | |

1997-2001 | Teacher of mathematics at High School # 57, Moscow |

**Service**

Referee for the Journal of Algebra, Journal of Lie Theory, Amer. Math. Monthly | |

2010-2011 | Student Seminar on Symmetric functions, Grassmannians and Flags at the Faculty of Mathematics, Higher School of Economics |

2008-2009 | Algebra and Lie Theory Seminar at Jacobs University Bremen |

fall 2005, 2006 | Preparation sessions for the Putnam competition at Stony Brook University |

2005-2007 | Problem of the Month competition at Stony Brook University |

2005-2006 | WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) workshop at Stony Brook University |

2002 | Jury member, Math Battles for high school students in Toronto |

1996-2001 | Assistant, Organization of the annual Moscow Mathematical Olympiad for high school students |