Yakov G. Sinai#


Yakov G. Sinai
Email:sinai 'at' math.princeton.edu
Membership Number:2585
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:ysinai
Elected:2008
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Present and Previous Positions
  • since 1993 Professor, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
  • 1971-1993 Professor, Moscow State University (part of position)
  • since 1971 Senior Researcher, Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics, Academy of Sciences of Russia
  • 1960-1971 Scientific Researcher, Laboratory of Probabilistic & Statistical Methods, Moscow State University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theory of dynamical systems
  • Mathematical physics
  • Statistical physics
  • Probability theory
  • Mathematical fluid dynamics

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Abel Prize(info)
  • 2013 AMS Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement(info)
  • 2010 Honorary degree from Warwick University, England
  • 2009 Polish Academy of Sciences, Foreign Member
  • 2009 Henri Poincar´e Prize given by the International Association of Mathematical Physics
  • 2009 Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London
  • 2009 Dobrushin International Prize given by the Institute of Information Transmission, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2008 Lagrange Prize, given by ISI Institute, Torino, Italy
  • 2007 Kolmogorov Lecture and Medal, University of London
  • 2006 Galileo Chair, Pisa, Italy
  • 2005 Moore Distinguished Scholar, October, November, December 2005, California, Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
  • 2005 Honorary degree from Hebrew University in Jerusalem
  • 2002 Nemmers Prize in Mathematics
  • 2002 Honorary degree from Budapest University of Science and Technology
  • 2001 The Chairman of the Fields Medal Committee of IMU
  • 2001 Moser Prize given by SIAM
  • 2000 Foreign Member of the Brazilean Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 Brazilean Award of Merits in Sciences
  • 1999 Foreign Associate of the National Academy of U.S.A.
  • 1997-1998 Thomas Jones Professor of Princeton University
  • 1997 Wolf Prize in Mathematics
  • 1993 Foreign Member of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1993 Doctor Honoris Causa of Warsaw University
  • 1992 Honorary Member, London Mathematical Society
  • 1992 Dirac Medal given by ICPT in Trieste
  • 1991 Member of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1990 Markov Prize given by the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1989 Heineman Prize given by the American Physical Society
  • 1986 Boltzman Gold Medal given by IUPAP
  • 1983 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts & Science


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