Photo of Efim Zelmanov
Research Areas
  • Algebra
  • Jordan Algebras
  • Infinite Discrete Groups
  • Profinite Groups
Contact Information
Department of Mathematics
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive  # 0112
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Office:AP&M 7260
Phone:(858) 534-2647
Fax:(858) 534-5273
Efim Zelmanov
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. Mathematics, Novosibirsk University, Russia, 1981
M.S. Mathematics, Novosibirsk University, Russia, 1977
Professor Zelmanov received his PhD in Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University in 1980 and his M.S. from Novosibirsk State University in 1977. He is an expert in Algebra. Professor Zelmanov was appointed as the Rita L. Atkinson Chair in Mathematics at UCSD in 2002. His honors include: Fields Medal, August 1994 ; American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1996 and the U.S. National Academy, 2001; Foreign member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences, 1997 and of the Korean Academy of Sciences and Technology, 200*; Honorary Doctor, Hagen, 1997 and Oviedo, 2007. Before his appointment at the UCSD Professor Zelmanov was a Professor at Yale University, 1995-2002, University of Chicago, 1994-1995, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990-1994, Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 1980-present.
  • Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science
  • Andre Aizenstadt Prize
  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Foreign Member of the Royal Academy of Spain
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fields Medal
  • College de France Medal
  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS)