Leonid Polterovich

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Leonid Polterovich
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Born (1963-08-30) 30 August 1963 (age 53)
Moscow, USSR
Nationality Russian-Israeli
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Tel Aviv University
University of Chicago
Alma mater Moscow State University
Tel Aviv University
Doctoral advisor Yakov G. Sinai
Vitali Milman
Doctoral students Meike Akveld
Paul Biran
Dan Mangoubi
Yaron Ostrover
Gabriel Ben-Simon
Notable awards 1998 Erdős Prize
1996 EMS Prize

Leonid Polterovich (Hebrew: ליאוניד פולטרוביץ‎‎; Russian: Леонид В. Полтерович; born 30 August 1963) is a Russian-Israeli mathematician at Tel Aviv University. His research field includes symplectic geometry and dynamical systems.

A native of Moscow, Polterovich earned his undergraduate degree at Moscow State University in 1984. He moved to Israel after the collapse of communism, earning his doctorate from Tel Aviv University in 1990. In 1996, he was awarded the EMS Prize,[1] and in 1998 the Erdős Prize. He was a member of the faculty of the University of Chicago.


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