PhD: 2000 St.Petersburg State University / Steklov Institute, Russia
Supervisor: Ivan Panin
Title: On Grothendieck’s conjecture about principal homogeneous spaces for some classical algebraic groups

Habilitation: 2009 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Mentor: Fabien Morel
Title: Motives and algebraic cycles on projective homogeneous varieties

Research Interests: Algebraic Geometry: algebraic groups, torsors, homogeneous spaces, cohomology theories, algebraic cycles, motives


  • Peer-reviewed journals: 46
    General: Inventiones Math., Advances Math., J. Reine und Angew. Math., Ann. Sci Ecole Norm. Sup., Compositio Math., Math. Annalen, Selecta Math., J. Inst. Math. Jussieu, Math. Res. Letters., Internat. Math. Res. Notices., Documenta Math., Canadian J. Math., Math. Zeitschrift, Manuscripta Math., London Math. Bull., Canadian Math. Bull., St.Petersburg J. Math., J. Ramanujan Math. Soc., Arkiv för Matematik, J. Math. Sciences, New-York J. Math.
    Specialized: Algebra & Number Theory, Transf. Groups, J. Algebra, K-theory J., J Pure Appl. Algebra, Algebras and Repr. Theory. 
  • Refereed conference proceedings: 3
  • Abstracts and technical reports: 9

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Grants, Awards:

  • 2010-2014, 2015-2021, 2022-2026 NSERC Discovery Grant
  • 2015 Faculty of Science Excellence in Research Award ( UOttawa
  • 2011-2016 Early Researcher Award (announcements: UOttawaOntario gov.)
  • 2010-2012 NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement (announcements: UOttawaNSERC)
  • 2007-2009 DFG individual research grant (co-PI)

Short term research visits:

  • University of Besancon, France (05-08/1998),
  • University of Bielefeld, Germany (2000-2001),
  • University of Münster, Germany (09-12/2004),
  • University of Bielefeld, Germany (08/2007, 03/2008, 08/2008),
  • Universite Paris 13, France (06/2010),
  • I.H.E.S. France (08/2011),
  • Fields Institute, Toronto (04-06/2013),
  • University of Mainz, Germany (12/2014),
  • I.H.E.S. France (02-04/2016),
  • Universite Paris 13, France (05/2016)
  • St.Petersburg University, Russia (07/2016)
  • University of Munich (LMU), Germany (07/2017)
  • University of Koln, Germany (07/2018)
  • University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy (12/2019)

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