Alexei Skorobogatov

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Alexei Skorobogatov
Born (1961-11-04) 4 November 1961 (age 53)
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) - a Russian mathematician, a Professor in Pure Mathematics at Imperial College London specialising 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 -the Manin obstruction, -exponential sums, -combinatorics -error-correcting codes.

In 2001 he was awarded a Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society.[2]

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