Yuri Manin#

Yuri Manin
Membership Number:1314
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 Professor Emeritus
  • 2002 Board of Trustees Professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  • 2005 Professor Emeritus MPIM
  • Managing Director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Math. (MPIM), Bonn
  • 1993 - 2005 Scientific Member and Collegium Member, Director
  • 1992 - 1993 Professor, Math. Dept. MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1965 - 1992 Professor, Algebra Chair, Moscow University
  • 1960 Researcher at the Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow., since May 1993, Principal Researcher in absentia
  • 1960 Ph. D. Mathematics: Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow

Fields of Scholarship
  • Algebraic geometry: birational classification of algebraic varieties, Quantum co-homology, non commutative geometry
  • Number theory: Diophantine Geometry, program of counting points of bounded height, Brauer-Manin obstruction
  • Modular forms: theory of modular symbols, ''p''-adic interpolation
  • Differential equations: theory of instantons and solitons
  • Mathematical physics: quantum groups, string theory
  • Computer science: early project of quantum computing, asymptotic bounds for codes, renormalization program in computation

Honours and Awards
  • 1963 Moscow Mathematical Society Award
  • 1967 Lenin Prize for work in Algebraic Geometry
  • 1987 Brouwer Medal for work in Number Theory, Netherlands Royal Society and Mathematical Society
  • 1994 Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  • 1999 Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, Sweden
  • 2002 King Faisal International Prize for Mathematics, Saudi Arabia
  • 2002 Georg Cantor Medal of the German Mathematical Society
  • 2007 Order Pour le Mérite, Germany
  • 2008 Great Cross of Merit with Star, Germany
  • Elected Membership in Scientific Academies
    • 1990 Corresponding Member, Academy of Sciences, Russia
    • 1990 Foreign Member, Royal Academy of Sciences, the Netherlands
    • 1993 Member, Academia Europaea
    • 1996 Member, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican
    • 2000 Member, German National Academy of Sciences (Academia Leopoldina)
    • 2004 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • 2005 Foreign Member, Académie des sciences de l'Institut de France

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