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Name: Andrey Yurievich VESNIN
Born: 24.04.1963, Omsk, USSR
Nationality: Russian
Citizenship: Russia

1980-1985: Undergraduate studies, Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia;
1987-1988: Predoctoral research, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia;
1988-1991: Postgraduate studies, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia.

M.S. - in 1985 from Omsk State University (summa cum laude);
Ph.D. - in 1991 from Sobolev Institute of Mathematics for thesis Discrete Groups of Reflections and Three-Dimensional Manifolds (advisor Prof. S.L.Krushkal');
D.Sc. - in 2005 from Sobolev Institute of Mathematics for thesis Volumes and Isometries of Three-dimensional Hyperbolic Manifolds and Orbifolds. (The degree was authorized by Supreme Certification Commission of Russian Federation, 2006/01/20).

Permanent positions:
1989/09 - 1992/12: Assistant Professor, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia;
1993/01 - 2011/06: Associate Professor, Novosibirsk State University;
2011/07 - present: Professor, Novosibirsk State University;
1991/10 - 1992/01: Researcher, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia;
1992/02 - 2006/02: Senior Researcher, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics;
2006/03 - 2009/03: Leading Researcher, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics;
2009/04 - present: Head of the Laboratory of Applied Analysis, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics;
2006/06 - 2015/12: Professor, Chairman of the Department of High Mathematics, Omsk State Technical University.

Research interests:
Low-Dimensional Topology, Knot Theory, Hyperbolic Geometry, Combinatorial Group Theory, Graph Theory and Applications.

Scientific publications:
More than 90 research and survey papers are published or accepted (see List of Publications).

Editorial duties:
Editor-in-Chief: Siberian Electronic Mathematical Reports.
Member of Editorial Boards:
Siberian Mathematical Journal.
Scientiae Mathematicae Japonicae.

Referee for Discrete Analysis and Operation Research, European Journal of Combinatorics, Fundamenta Mathematicae, Journal of Group Theory, Journal of Lie Theory, Journal of Transformation Groups, Mathematical Notes, Mathematical Proceedings of Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Mathematica Balkanica, Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Rocky Mountains Mathematical Journal, Siberian Mathematical Electronic Reports. Siberian Mathematical Journal, Topology and Its Applications.

Teaching experience:
Undergraduate courses (at Novosibirsk State University (from 1989), Seoul National University (2003) Omsk State Technical University (from 2006)):
Calculus; General Topology; Algebraic Topology; Differential Geometry; Functional Analysis; Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry; Theory of Functions of Complex Variable; Discrete Mathematics.
Graduate courses (at Seoul National University (1995, 2002), Pusan National University (1996), Novosibirsk State University (2000-2005), University of Bologna (2001), Gorno-Altaisk State University (2005, 2006)):
Introduction to Hyperbolic Geometry and Hyperbolic Manifolds, Algebraic Methods in Knot Theory, Braid Groups; Volumes of Hyperbolic Manifolds and Orbifolds; Introduction to the Lobachevsky Geometry and the theory of hyperbolic manifolds; Introduction to Algebraic Topology and Knot Theory.

Permanent address:
Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, pr. Koptyuga 4, Novosibirsk 630090, RUSSIA
Phone (office): (+7-383)-329-76-16
Fax: (+7-383)-333-25-98
E-mail: vesnin at
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