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Biography

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Yakov G. Sinai

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Dates

September 21, 1935 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Sinai, Yakov G.

Additional Forms of Names

Sinai, IA. G. ((IAkov Grigor'evitx)), 1935-

Sinai, IAkov Grigor'evich, 1935-

Sinai, Jakov Grigorʹevich

Sinaï, Iakov Grigorievitch, 1935-

Sinaĭ, I︠A︡. G. (I︠A︡kov Grigorʹevich), 1935-

Sinaj, Âkov Grigor'evič, 1935-

Sinaj, Jakov G., 1935-

Sinaj, Jakov Grigor'jevič, 1935-

Синай, Яков Григорьевич

Biography

Abstract

Yakov Sinai is Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University. Other institutional affiliations include Moscow State University. His research interests include probabilistic and statistical methods.

Important Dates

September 21, 1935Birth, Moscow (Russia).

1957Obtained BS, Moscow State University (Moskovskiii gosudarstvennyii universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova), Moscow (Russia).

1960Obtained PhD, Moscow State University (Moskovskiii gosudarstvennyii universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova), Moscow (Russia).

1960 – 1993Scientific Researcher, Laboratory of Probabilistic and Statistical Methods (1960-1971) and Professor (1971-1993), Moscow State University (Moskovskiii gosudarstvennyii universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova), Moscow (Russia).

1971 – presentSenior Researcher, Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics, Academy of Sciences of Russia, Moscow (Russia).

1990Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

1993 – presentProfessor of Mathematics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1997Awarded Wolf Foundation Prize in Mathematics.

1999Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Theoretical mathematician.

Places

Birth

Moscow (Russia)

Undergraduate Education

Moscow (Russia)

Graduate Education

Moscow (Russia)

Employment

Moscow (Russia)

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Mathematical physics.

Mathematics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at Princeton University.

Kruskal, Martin D. (Martin David), 1925-2006

Both employed at Princeton University.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics

Senior Researcher.

Moskovskiii gosudarstvennyii universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova

Scientific Researcher, Laboratory of Probabilistic and Statistical Methods, and Professor.

Princeton University. Department of Mathematics

Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1990 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Wolf Foundation Prizes

Received 1997 Wolf Foundation Prize in Mathematics.

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