Grigory Isaakovich Barenblatt#

Email:gibar 'at'
Membership Number:1329
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:RUSSIA

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997- Professor in Residence, Dept. of Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1997-2008 Mathematician, Dept. of Mathematics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 1996,97 Visiting Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1996,97 S.P.Timoshenko Visiting Professor, Applied Mechanics Division of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 1996 Visiting Miller Research Professor, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1995-96 Iberdrola Visiting Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • 1995 Visiting Professor of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1994 Hill Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • 1993 BBV Visiting Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • 1994- Emeritus G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics, University of Cambridge
  • 1992-94 G. I. Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics, University of Cambridge
  • 1992 Adviser, Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1992 Visiting Professor, University of Rome `Tor Vergata'
  • 1992 Quatercentenary Visiting Fellow, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 1991 Visiting Scholar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
  • 1991 Visiting Scholar, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1990 Visiting Professor, Université de Paris VI, Pierre et Marie Curie
  • 1975-92 Head, Theoretical Department, Institute of Oceanology, USSR Academy of Sciences
  • 1961-75 Head, Department of Plasticity, Institute of Mechanics, Moscow University
  • 1953-61 Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Petroleum, USSR Academy of Sciences

Fields of Scholarship
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Theory of fluid and gas flows in porous media
  • Mechanics of non-classical deformable solids
  • Turbulence
  • Self-similarities. Nonlinear waves and intermediate asymptotics

Honours and Awards
  • 1975 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • 1984 Foreign Member, Danish Center of Applied Mathematics & Mechanics
  • 1988 Foreign Member, Polish Society of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics
  • 1989 Doctor of Technology Honoris Causa at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1992 Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Engineering
  • 1993 Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society
  • 1993 Member, Academia Europaea
  • 1994 Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; (since 1999, Honorary Fellow)
  • 1995 Lagrange Medal, Accademia Nazzionale dei Lincei
  • 1995 Modesto Panetti Prize and Gold Medal
  • 1997 Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • 1999 G.I. Taylor Medal, U.S. Society of Engineering Science
  • 1999 J.C. Maxwell Medal and Prize, International Congress for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • 2000 Foreign Member, Royal Society of London
  • 2005 Doctor of Civil Engineering Honoris Causa at the Torino Polytechnic Institute, Italy
  • 2005 S.P. Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2009 Honorary Fellow, International Congress on Fracture

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