Fedor Bogomolov currently holds the title of Silver Professor of Mathematics at the New York University Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Born in Moscow, Russia, Bogomolov completed his undergraduate studies at Moscow University in 1970, and his PhD in mathematics in 1974 at the Steklov Institute of Mathematics. Prior to coming to NYU Courant in 1994 (after the fall of the USSR), Bogomolov held a professorial role at the Steklov Institute.
Bogomolov is a leading name in algebraic geometry in the last fifty years, attached to methods and theories including Bogomolov stability, Bogomolov-Miyaoka-Yau inequality, Beauville-Bogomolov form, and the Bogomolov conjecture. His discoveries and theories continue to receive wide-ranging applications in mathematics and beyond. He is also widely published, with more than 110 paper credits.
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