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Education and Academic qualifications
I graduated and obtained my MSc degree (and The Diploma with Excellency in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics) from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, and received my PhD in July 2004 (viva in Oct 2003) from Heriot-Watt University, UK.

Research Awards and Fellowships: postdoctoral career
  • A personal EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Sciences, held at the University of Edinburgh (UK) for over three years (2005-2009).
  • Individual Intra-European Marie Curie Fellowship for Experienced Researchers from the EU Commission, held at the University of Cergy-Pontoise (France) during two years (2009-2011).

    Previous positions held:
    From 2016 Lecturer, University of Leeds, UK
    2011 – 2016 W1-Professor (Assistant Professor), LMU Munich, Germany
    2009 – 2011 Marie Curie Experienced Research Fellow, The University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
    2009 Research Fellow, LMU Munich, Germany
    2005 – 2009 EPSRC Research Fellow, The University of Edinburgh, UK

  • Postdocs and assistants:
  • Asma Hassannezhad (during 2013-2014 at LMU Munich); went on to receive a European Postdoctoral Institute Fellowship (EPDI-IHES) to spend two years at MPIM Bonn and the Mittag-Leffler Institute. Since 2017 is permanent at the University of Bristol.
    Conferences and workshops
    I am (co)-organising the following events:

    Yorkshire Durham Geometry Day in Leeds 15 May, 2019
    UK-Japan Winter School 2019, Leeds, 7-10 January, 2019
    Yorkshire Durham Geometry Day in Leeds 2 May, 2018
    Yorkshire Durham Geometry Day in Leeds 3 May, 2017
    Spectral Geometry: a meeting in Leeds 30 March, 2017
    Geometry Seminar:
    I am currently organising the Leeds Geometry Seminar; the programme can be found via the link below.

    Academic Year 2020/21: Autumn 2020, Spring 2021
    Academic Year 2019/20: Autumn 2019, Spring 2020
    Academic Year 2018/19: Autumn 2018, Spring 2019
    Academic Year 2017/18: Autumn 2017, Spring 2018
    Academic Year 2016/17: Autumn 2016, Spring 2017
    PhD projects:
    I am looking for PhD students; a sample version of a possible project can be found on FindAPhD. Please contact me if you would like to find out more.
    Last modified: 6 Jan 2020