Photo of Efim Zelmanov
Research Areas
  • Algebra
  • Jordan Algebras
  • Infinite Discrete Groups
  • Profinite Groups
Contact Information
Department of Mathematics
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive  # 0112
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Office:AP&M 7260
Phone:(858) 534-2647
Fax:(858) 534-5273
Email:
Efim Zelmanov
Professor of Mathematics
Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair
Education
Ph.D. Mathematics, Novosibirsk University, Russia, 1981
Biography

Efim Zelmanov received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University in 1980 and his M.S. from Novosibirsk State University in 1977. He is an expert in Algebra.

Zelmanov was appointed as the Rita L. Atkinson Chair in Mathematics at UCSD in 2002. Before his appointment at the UCSD, Zelmanov was a Professor at Yale University, 1995-2002, University of Chicago, 1994-1995, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990-1994, Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 1980-present.

Honors
  • Fields Medal
  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • International Congress of Mathematicians Speaker - 1983, 1990, 1994
  • Andre Aizenstadt Prize
  • Foreign Member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences
  • Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology
  • Honorary Doctorate - U. of Hagen, U. of Oviedo, U. of Alberta, U. of Lincoln
  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
  • College de France Medal
Updated 04/23/2018 01:59 PM