Ari Laptev

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Ari Laptev
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Born (1950-08-10) August 10, 1950 (age 67)
Kiev, Ukraine
Nationality Russian
Citizenship Sweden
Alma mater St. Petersburg State University
Awards Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2007)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Royal Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor Michael Solomyak
Doctoral students Rupert Frank
Dimitri Gioev
Jesper Tidblom

Ari Laptev (born August 10, 1950) is a mathematician working on the spectral theory of partial differential equations.

His PhD was obtained in 1978 at Leningrad State University under the supervision of Michael Solomyak.[1]

He is currently Professor at both the KTH in Stockholm and Imperial College London. From 2001 to 2003 Laptev served as the President of the Swedish Mathematical Society.[1]

In the years 2007–2010 he served as the President of the European Mathematical Society.[2]

In April 2007 he was awarded the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award.

He is as of 2011 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".


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