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Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov
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Mikhail Gromov in 2009
Born 23 December 1943 (1943-12-23) (age 77)
Boksitogorsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian and French
Alma mater Leningrad State University (PhD)
Known for Geometry
Awards Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry (1981)
Wolf Prize (1993)
Kyoto Prize (2002)
Nemmers Prize in Mathematics (2004)
Bolyai Prize (2005)
Abel Prize (2009)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
New York University
Doctoral advisor Vladimir Rokhlin
Doctoral students Denis Auroux
François Labourie
Pierre Pansu
Mikhail Katz

Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov (also Mikhail Gromov, Michael Gromov or Misha Gromov; Russian: Михаи́л Леони́дович Гро́мов; born 23 December 1943) is a Russian-French mathematician known for his work in geometry, analysis and group theory. He is a permanent member of IHÉS in France and a Professor of Mathematics at New York University.

Gromov has won several prizes, including the Abel Prize in 2009 "for his revolutionary contributions to geometry".

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