Curriculum Vitae
Alexander Vasil'ev
Personal Data
- Name: Alexander Vasil'ev
- Date of Birth: 1962, April 1
- Place of Birth: Saratov, USSR
- Sex: Male
- Nationality: Russian (Norwegian Resident)
- Present position: Professor and Deputy Chairman,
Department of Mathematics, University of
Bergen
- University address: Department of Mathematics,
University of Bergen, P.O. Box 7803, N-5020 Bergen, Norway
- Phone: +47 555 84855
- Fax: +47 555 89672
- e-mail: alexander.vasiliev at uib.no
Education
Graduated from the Saratov State University, Saratov, USSR in
1984
Degree:
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:
- Complex Analysis
- Mathematical Physics
- Differential Geometry
- Conformal and quasiconformal mappings
- Free boundary problems
- Teichmüller spaces
- Optimal control
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.
Employment
Previous appointments:
- Professor, Departamento de Matemática, Universidad
Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile
2000-2005
- Professor, Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad
de
los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia 1998-2000
- Professor in Math. Analysis, Department of Math. and Mech.
Saratov
State
University 1997-1998
- Associate Professor in Math. Analysis, Department of Math. and
Mech.
Saratov State
University 1991-1997
- Lecturer in Math., Department of Math., Saratov Institute of
Agricultural
Mechanization 1988-1991
- Post-doc stay, Department of Mathematics, Fudan University,
Shanghai, China 1992-1993
- Post-graduate student, Department of Math. and Mech., Saratov
State
University, Russia
1984-1987
Language Ability
Russian, English,
Spanish, Norwegian
Grants
- 1992 grant of Russian Ministry of High School # 2-12-7-25,
- 1994 grant of International Science Foundation # 1715-56,
- 1994 travel grant of Swiss National Science Foundation,
- 1995 grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research #
95-01-00345,
- 1996 grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research #
96-01-01221,
- 1996 grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research #
96-01-00252,
- 1996 grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research #
96-48-15/138
,
- 1998 grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research #
98-01-00842,
- 1998 grant of the President of Russian Federation # 98-15-96002.
- 1999 grant of the Foundation for Research of the Faculy of
Sciences,
Universidad
de los Andes
- 2001 grant of the Chilean Council for Development of Science and
Technology,
# 1010093
- 2001 grant of the Chilean Council for Development of Science and
Technology,
# 1020067
- 2003 grant of the Chilean Council for Development of Science and
Technology,
# 1030373
- Several grants of the same council (FONDECYT) for international
cooperation.
- 2006 Grant of the University of Bergen for the Analysis Group
- 2007-2010 Grant
of the Norwegian
Research Council no. 177355/V30
Most of the projects cover several topics of Complex and Applied
Analysis,
Teichmüller theory, Math. Physics and Free
Boundary Problems.
Current
and
recent grants
- Grant of the Norwegian
Research Council no. 204726/V30 (2011-2015)
- Grants of the Norwegian
Research Council for organization of two
international conferences “New Trends in Harmonic and Complex
Analysis”, “Complex Analysis and Mathematical Physics” 2007, 2008
- Grants of the University
of Bergen 2006-2011
Networks
- European
Network “Harmonic and Complex Analysis and Applications” of the
European Science Foundation (2007-2012) (Coordinator)
- Nordic
Network "Analysis and Applications" by NordForsk (2008-2011) (deputy coordinator)
- CIMPA-REALMA
European-Latin American network in applied mathematics (University of Bergen representative)
Awards
- 1994 Souslin Prize (award of The Souslin Foundation, European
Union Net
in Mathematics EmNet/NIS)
- 1998 Award
of the President of the Russian Federation (President
Grant
for young doctors)
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
Visitings
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
- "Radius of close-convexity of a differential operator for
univalent
functions"
(Saratov State Univ.)
- "Moduli method in an extremal problem connected with the Darboux
formula
for univalent functions" (Saratov State Univ.)
- "Moduli method in coefficient estimates for univalent
non-vanising
functions"
(Saratov State Pedagogical Institute)
- "Differentiability of moduli of curve families" (Saratov State
Univ.)
- "On dimension for the free family of homotopy classes of curve
families
on Riemann surfaces" (Saratov State Univ.)
- "The properties of asimptotic conformality for quasiconformal
mappings"
(Saratov State Univ.)
- "Modulos reducidos de franjas y las derivadas angulares de
aplicaciones
conformes" (Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá,
Colombia)
- "Instabilidades tipo Saffman-Taylor en las celdas de Hele-Shaw"
(Universidad
Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile)
- "Matching univalent functions and related problems of conformal
mappings" (University of Bergen, Norway)
Ph.D. Students
- 1993- 1996: Sergey Demin at Saratov
State
Pedagogical
Institute, thesis title "Moduli of the family of three homotopy classes
of curves and an isoperimetric problem for univalent functions"
- 1993- 1997: Galina Kamyshova at Saratov
State
University, thesis title "The Mocanu and Gronwall problems in
classes
of univalent functions"
- 2009- 2012: Erlend Grong at University of Bergen
- 2010- 2013: Georgy Ivanov at University of Bergen
- 2010- 2013: Alexei Tochin at University of Bergen
Other Professional Activities
- Member of
the Study Group, Mathematical Division of the Council for the
Development of Science and Technology of Chile, the Government of the
Republic of Chile (2003-2005)
- Reviewer for Mathematical
Reviews from 1992
- Referee for several
mathematical journals
- Referee of the European
Science Foundation
- Chief of the State
Examination Council at the North-Ossetian State University
(Vladikavkaz), in 1994, 1995, 1996.
- Vice-dean of the Faculty of
Mathematics and Mechanics at the Saratov State University 1995-1998.
- Member of the Research
Council of the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia).
- Coordinator of the doctoral
program in mathematics at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa
María 2003-2005.