Alexei Skorobogatov

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Alexei Skorobogatov
Born (1961-11-04) 4 November 1961 (age 52)
Moscow, USSR
Nationality Russian
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Imperial College London
Alma mater MSU
Doctoral advisor Yuri Manin
Doctoral students Steven Cunnane
Richard Thursby
Known for Algebraic Geometry, Number Theory
Notable awards Whitehead Prize (2001)

Alexei Nikolaievich Skorobogatov (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Скоробога́тов) is a Russian mathematician and currently a Professor in Pure Mathematics at Imperial College London. He specialises in algebraic geometry.

He completed his dissertation under the supervision of Yuri Manin, for which he was awarded a Ph.D. degree.[1]

He has published papers on rational points, the Hasse principle and the Manin obstruction, exponential sums, combinatorics and error-correcting codes. In 2001 he was awarded a Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society.[2]

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