30 August 1963 |
|Institutions||Tel Aviv University
University of Chicago
|Alma mater||Moscow State University
Tel Aviv University
|Doctoral advisor||Yakov G. Sinai
|Doctoral students||Meike Akveld
|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, and in 1998 the Erdős Prize. He was a member of the faculty of the University of Chicago.
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