Sergei Tabachnikov


Pennsylvania State University
Department of Mathematics
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-7527 / Fax (814) 865-3735
phone: (814) 865-6485

In 2013-2015 I am serving as Deputy Director of ICERM at Brown University

I am a graduate of Moscow School for Mathematics No 2 (web site in Russian), class of 1973

PhD received from Moscow State University


Areas of interest: differential topology, low-dimensional topology, symplectic geometry, differential geometry, dynamical systems, in particular,  mathematical billiards

I am a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Here is my curriculum vitae

Click here for preprint versions of some of my books and  here for some preprints and reprints

Here is my Google Scholar profile and my MathSciNet citations


I am the Director of Mathematics Advanced Study Semesters (MASS) at Penn State

Click here for lecture notes of some graduate courses that I taught

Doctoral students: F. Dogru, PhD 2003; D. Genin, PhD 2005; Yu. Tyurina, PhD 2005; G. Stojanovic, PhD 2007; N. Early, M. Harrison, current


I am Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Mathematics

Editor of the American Mathematical Monthly (Notes Editor) and Mathematical Intelligencer (Mathematical Gems and Curiosities Editor)

I am a member of Student Mathematics Library Editorial Committee. Click here for this series of books

In 1988-1990 I was the Head of Mathematics Department of the Kvant magazine (click here, or here for web sites in Russian)
Click here for my articles published in Kvant (in Russian) and here for its brief history

I participate in running Math Circles at State College High and Middle Schools

I participate in organizing International Summer School of Mathematics for Young Students: click here for the school in 2011, 2013, and 2015 in Bremen, and here for the school in 2012 and 2014 in Lyon

Some Links
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