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Curriculum Vitae of Alexander Postnikov

Department of Mathematics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Web: http://math.mit.edu/~apost/
   E-mail address: apost at-sign math dot mit dot edu
Department Phone: (617) 253-4381
Department Fax: (617) 253-4358

1994--1997 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. in Mathematics, June 1997
Thesis: Enumeration in Algebra and Geometry
Thesis advisor: Richard Stanley
1993--1994Graduate studies at Moscow Independent University, Russia
1988--1993Moscow State University, Russia
M.S. Diploma with honors in Mathematics, June 1993
Advisor: Askold Khovanskii

2013--presentMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor of Applied Mathematics
2006--2013Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
2001--2006Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics
1999--2001 University of California, Berkeley
Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science
Miller Research Fellow
1997--1999Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Applied Mathematics Instructor

Fields of Interest:
Combinatorics, its applications, and its relationship
with algebra, geometry, representation theory, physics,
and analysis.

2018 ICM invited speaker, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2006--2011 NSF CAREER Award DMS-0504629
2006--2009 Edmund F. Kelly Research Award, M.I.T.
2003--2006 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship
2002--2013 Solomon Buchsbaum AT&T Research Fund, M.I.T.
1999--2001 Miller Research Fellowship, UC Berkeley

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