Pennsylvania State University

Department of Mathematics

University Park, PA 16802

(814) 865-7527 / Fax (814) 865-3735

I graduated from Moscow School for Mathematics No 2 (web site in Russian), class of 1973

PhD received from Moscow State University

Research |

Areas of interest: differential topology, low-dimensional topology, symplectic geometry, differential geometry, dynamical systems

Here is my curriculum vitae

Click here for preprint versions of some of my books and here for preprints and reprints

Here is my Google Scholar profile and my MathSciNet citations

Teaching |

I served as Director of Mathematics Advanced Study Semesters (MASS) at Penn State

Click here for lecture notes of some graduate courses that I taught

Doctoral students: F. Dogru, PhD 2003; D. Genin, PhD 2005; Yu. Tyurina, PhD 2005; G. Stojanovic, PhD 2007; N. Early, PhD 2016; M. Harrison, PhD 2017; A. Chavez, A. Sharipova, current

Editor |

I am co-Editor-in-Chief and past associate editor of The Mathematical Intelligencer

I am an associate editor and past Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Mathematics and an associate editor of Arnold Mathematical Journal

I served as an associate editor of the American Mathematical Monthly (Notes Editor in 2010-2016).

In 1988-1990 I was the Head of Mathematics Department of the Kvant magazine (click here, or here for web sites in Russian)

Click here for my
articles published in Kvant (in Russian) and here
for its brief history

In the early 1980s, I was a scriptwriter for a monthly mathematical broadcast of Soviet Radio. Some episodes are available for listening here, here, here, and here (in Russian}

Service |

I was a co-organizer of the summer school for young students "Modern Mathematics" in 2011-2017

I was a member (Chair in 2015-18) of Education Advisory Board of ICERM at Brown University

In 2013-2015 I served as Deputy Director of ICERM at Brown University