|Alma mater||St. Petersburg State University|
|Awards||Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2007)|
|Institutions||Royal Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral advisor||Michael Solomyak|
In April 2007 he was awarded the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award.
He was from 2011 to 2018 the Director of Institut Mittag-Leffler.
He is Editor-in-Chief of Acta Mathematica, Editor-in-Chief of Arkiv för Matematik, Deputy Chief Editor of the "Journal of Spectral Theory", Editor of the "Bulletin of Mathematical Sciences", Editor of "Problems in Mathematical Analysis", and Editor of "Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii. Matematika".
- New EMS President and new Vice-President Archived September 28, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society, June 2007, Issue 64; p. 7
- Marta Sanz-Solé, An Introduction to the European Mathematical Society Archived July 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, European Mathematical Society. Accessed 2011-05-15.