Full name: Sergei Vassilievich Duzhin.

Citizenship: Russia.

Born: June 17, 1956 in David-Gorodok, Brest region, Belarus, USSR.

Official address:
Steklov Institute of Mathematics, St. Petersburg Division,
27, Fontanka, St. Petersburg 191023, Russia.

Phone +7 (812) 3124058, fax +7 (812) 3105377.

E-mail: duzhin{*}pdmi.ras.ru,

web home-page: http://www.pdmi.ras.ru/~duzhin.

Education: Moscow State University, faculty of mathematics (mech-math), department of geometry and topology, graduated in 1978. Postgraduate studies at the same University: 1978--1981.

Degrees: Ph.D. from the department of mathematics of Moscow
University in 1983. The thesis, "On some versions of the C-spectral
sequence", written under the guidance of Prof.
A.M.Vinogradov,
was dedicated to the study of algebro-topological invariants of differential
equations and foliations. Thesis referees: professors A.S.Schwarz,
V.V.Lychagin.

Dr.Sci. (second doctorate): Petersburg State University, 2011.
Thesis: Combinatorial aspects of Vassiliev
knot invariants (in Russian). Thesis referees: O.Viro, I.Dynnikov,
A.Omelchenko, reference of the leading organization (Independent University
of Moscow) written and signed by V.Vassiliev and M.Tsfasman.

Current principal job (since January 2001): senior researcher, laboratory of representation theory and dynamical systems (A.M.Vershik's lab) at St.Petersburg Division of the Steklov Mathematical Institute.

Current auxiliary positions: professor at Independent University of Moscow (part-time), (details are available here); professor (part-time) at Fizmatclub; principal researcher (part-time) at the All-Russia Research Institute of Sea Fleet.

August 1985 -- December 2000: Program Systems Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Pereslavl-Zalessky. Since 1986 I was a Senior Researcher and since 1991, head of a laboratory.

September 1994 -- December 2000: University of Pereslavl, associate professor of mathematics (teaching materials are available here).

September 1992 -- June 1993 (part-time): Moscow Higher Chemical College, lecturer in discrete mathematics.

1982 -- 1985: Mogilev Pedagogical Institute, assistant professor (undergraduate lecturing in geometry and algebra).

May--June 2014: visiting scientist, Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Tokyo University. Host professors: T.Kohno, K.Saito.

April 2014: visiting professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. Host professor: S.Yakovenko.

April--May 2013: visiting researcher at Max--Plank Institute, Bonn. Collaborators: M.Kontsevich, D.Zagier, Yu.I.Manin.

January--February 2013: visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Collaborators: A.Kricker, D.Pasechnik, F.Duzhin.

January 2012: visiting researcher at IHES, France. Collaborators: M.Kontsevich, A.Sossinsky.

October 2010 --- March 2011: professor at Waseda University, Japan. Collaborator: Prof. J.Murakami.

March--April 2010: visitor at IHES, France. Collaborator: Prof. M.Kontsevich.

August--September 2009: visiting researcher, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Collaborator: Prof. H.Murakami.

January--February 2009: visiting scientist at Max Planck Institute, Bonn, Germany.

September--October 2008: visitor at IHES, France.

March 2008: visitor at the National University of Mexico. Collaborator: Prof. J.Mostovoy.

January--February 2008: visitor at the University of Toulouse, France. Collaborator: Prof. S.Orevkov.

January--February 2007: visitor at IHES, France. Collaborator: Prof. M.Kontsevich.

October--November 2006: visiting scientist at the University of Osaka. Collaborator: Prof. A.Kawauchi.

August--October 2006: JSPS visiting scientist at RIMS, Kyoto. Collaborator: Prof. T.Ohtsuki.

July--August 2005: visiting scientist at Max Planck Institute, Bonn.

February--April 2004: JSPS visiting scientist at the University of Tokyo. Collaborator: Prof. T.Kohno.

October--December 2003: visiting professor, the Ohio State University, USA. Collaborators: Profs. S.Chmutov, T.Kerler.

May 2003: visiting researcher, University of Strasbourg, France. Collaborator: Prof. V.Kharlamov.

January 2003: INTAS visitor, the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Collaborator: Prof. D.Siersma.

September 2002: visiting scientist, Uppsala University, Sweden. Collaborator: Prof. O.Viro.

January--February 2002: visiting scientist, RIMS (Kyoto), the University of Tokyo. Collaborators: Profs. H.Murakami and T.Kohno.

October 1999 -- March 2000: visiting professor, the University of Aizu, Japan.

April 1999 -- September 1999: visiting professor, Graduate School of Mathematics, University of Tokyo, Japan.

August 1995 -- July 1996 and October 1993 -- August 1994 : visiting researcher, the University of Aizu, Japan.

November 1994: visiting scientist, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy. Collaborators: Profs. S.Chmutov and C. de Concini.

February--April 1992: instructor at the International School of Networking, ICTP, Trieste. At that time, I set up one of the first 26 Web servers of the world. Click here for details.

Three one-month visits to the University of Catania, Italy, in 1991--1993. Collaborators: Profs. A.Ferro, G.Carra-Ferro.

- Algebraic numbers.
- Knot invariants, low-dimensional topology.
- Combinatorics.
- Discrete dynamical systems.

- Organizer of the Moscow-Petersburg seminar on low-dimensional mathematics.
- Participant of V.I.Arnold's seminar in Moscow University (since 1988, webmaster since 1997).
- Participant of A.M.Vershik's seminar at Steklov Institute in St.Petersburg (since 2000).
- Organizer of the mathematics seminar in the Program Systems Institute, Pereslavl-Zalessky (1987-1998).
- Participant of the H.Morikawa's mathematics seminar in the University of Aizu, where I made 9 talks in 1993--1996.
- Participant of A.M.Vinogradov's seminar on the algebra and geometry of differential equations, Moscow University (1977-1987).

- International conference on topology at Nankai University (China) in July 2013 (invited speaker).
- International conference in memory of P.S.Alexandroff, May 2012, Moscow.
- International conference "Geometry in Odessa", Odessa, Ukraine, May 23-28, 2010.
- International conference "Topology, Geometry, and Dynamics: Rokhlin Memorial", St.Petersburg, January 11-16, 2010.
- Japan-Korean "TOPseminar", Osaka, August 2009.
- International conference "Algebra and Geometry of Knots and Braids", St.Peteresburg, September 2007 (organizer).
- KOOK seminar, Osaka, October 2006.
- Oberseminar of Max-Planck-Institute, Bonn, August 2005.
- Seminar of Kontsevich and Nekrasov, IHES, Feb 2005.
- The art of low-dimensional topology, Kyoto, January 2000.
- Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, January 1998.
- KNOTS'96, Waseda University, Tokyo, July 1996.
- Scuola Normale di Pisa, October 1994.
- ISSAC'91, Bonn, July 1991.

- Autumn 2013: Topics in number theory.
- Spring 2012: Finite fields and sandpile groups.
- Spring 2009: Braids, free groups and Vasiliev invariants.
- Autumn 2007: Homologies of knots and links.
- Spring 2007: Low-dimensional manifolds.
- Spring 2006: Advanced topics from knot theory.
- Autumn 2005: Basic knot theory.
- Spring 2005: The Kontsevich integral.

- Autumn 2004: A short course of the Drinfeld associator.
- Autumn 2002: A short course of Vassiliev invariants.
- Autumn 2001: Polytopes and Triangulations.
- Spring 2001: Combinatorics of the symmetric group.
- Autumn 2000: Combinatorics based on species.

- Spring 2013: Constructions of 3-manifolds (NTU, Singapore).
- Autumn 2003: Differential equations (Ohio State University).
- Spring 1999: Vassiliev Invariants and Combinatorial Structures (University of Tokyo).

- Presidential grant ``Arnold's scientific school'', 2006--2014.
- JSPS grants, 2009, 2006, 2004.
- RFBR grant (leader A.Sossinsky), 2006-2008.
- RFBR grant, 2005-2007 (team leader).
- RFBR grant (leader A.Vershik), 2005-2007,2008-2010.
- NWO (Netherlands) grants, 1997--2003.
- INTAS grants, 1996--2007.
- Soros Foundation grants, 1993--1995.
- AMS-fSU grants, 1992--1994.

- Member of
American Mathematical Society (since 1985).

- Member of
Moscow Mathematical Society (since 1986).

- Member of
St.Petersburg Mathematical Society (since 2001, board member since 2005).

- Member of All-Russian committee for the preparation of national mathematical olympiads for high-school students (1985--1995). Organizer of local mathematical olympiads in Pereslavl-Zalessky in 1990--2000 (materials are available on-line at http://www.botik.ru/~duzhin/olymp/).

PhD works defended under my guidance:

- A.I.Kaishev. "A program system for the algebro-combinatorial investigation of low-dimensional topological objects". December 2000.
- S.D.Mechveliani. "Categorial approach to computer algebra and functional programming". October 2002.
- M.V.Karev "On some combinatorial invariants of knots and links", December 2009.

Computer skills: TeX, UNIX, C, Pascal, FORM, Maple, HTML.

Language proficiency: I have spoken at mathematical seminars in Russian, English, French, Italian and Japanese. I can also read German and ancient Greek.

Personal information: married to Olga Muravtsova, two sons (Fedor, b. 1978, Vassili, b. 1987). Fedor is a lecturer in mathematics at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Vassili is a PhD student at CUHK, Hong Kong, specialization: signal and image processing.

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