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January 17, 1948 |
|Nationality||Russian and British|
|Institutions||University of Durham|
|Alma mater||Moscow State University|
|Doctoral advisor||Vadim Malyshev|
Mikhail Vasilyevich Menshikov (Russian: Михаи́л Васи́льевич Ме́ньшиков, born 1948) is a Russian-British mathematician with publications in areas ranging from probability to combinatorics. He currently holds the post of Professor in the University of Durham.
Menshikov was born in Moscow and went to school in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. He studied at Moscow State University earning all his degrees up to Candidate of Sciences (1976) and Doctor of Sciences (1988). After briefly working in Zhukovsky, Menshikov worked in Moscow State University for many years. His career then took him to the University of Sao Paulo before becoming a professor at the University of Durham, where he currently resides.
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