Curriculum Vitae

Alexander Vasil'ev

Personal Data Education

Graduated from the Saratov State University, Saratov, USSR in 1984


M.Sc., 1984 from Saratov State University, Saratov, USSR
advisor: prof. Dmitri Prokhorov

Ph.D., 1987 from Saratov State University (Candidate in Physics and Mathematics), Saratov, USSR
advisor: prof. Dmitri Prokhorov

D.Sci., 1997 from Novosibirsk State University, Doctor in Science (Habilitation), Novosibirsk, Russia

Thesis Titles:

M.Sc. "Mutual change of initial coefficient of univalent functions"

Ph.D."Isoperimetric extremal problems in the theory of univalent functions "

D.Sci. "Variational-geometric methods of solution of  extremal and metric problems in the theory of conformal and quasiconformal mappings"

Fields of speciality:

Current research

Evolution and geometry of the space of complex shapes, Laplacian growth,
stochastic and deterministic Loewner-Kufarev evolution,
conformal field theory, integrable systems, geometric control on finite and infinite dimensional Lie groups,
Virasoro and other chiral infinite dimensional algebras, applications in robotics and vision theory.


Previous appointments:

Language Ability

Russian, English, Spanish, Norwegian


Most of the projects cover several topics of Complex and Applied Analysis, Teichmüller theory, Math. Physics and Free
Boundary Problems.

Current and recent grants



Professional Membership

member of the American Mathematical Society since 1992,
member of the Chilean Mathematical Society since 2000

Editorial Boards

Analysis and Mathematical Physics, Birkhäuser (Editor-in-Chief)
Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics (member of the editorial board)
Scientia. Series A. Mathematical Sciences (member of the editorial board)
Editor of special volumes in analysis and mathematical physics


1992/93 Institute of Mathematics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
1993 Peking University, China
1998 Technische Univarsitaet Berlin, Germany
1999 Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
1999 University of Nottingham, UK
2002 Mittag-Leffler Institute, Sweden
2002 Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden (twice)
2002 Linköping University, Sweden
2002 Uppsala University, Sweden
2002 Lund University, Sweden
2002 University of Nottingham, UK
2002 Oxford University, UK
2003 Technion, Israel Institute of Technopogy, Israel
2004 University College Dublin, Ireland
2004 Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden
2006 Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
2007 Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden
2007/08 National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
2007 Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
2007 Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
2007 University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
2007 Banff International Research Station, Canada
2009 Bar Ilan University, Israel
2011 Mittag-Leffler Institute, Sweden
Invited lectures at several international conferences

Supervision over some M.Sc. theses Ph.D. Students Other Professional Activities

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