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 served 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

Click here for slides of some talks

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

I am an 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 am Chair of Education Advisory Board of ICERM at Brown University

I am a member of Scientific and Executive Committees of Modern Mathematics - International Summer School for Students

I am a member of Scientific Committee of the London Mathematical Society Undergraduate Summer School

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