Mathematician:Maks Aizikovich Akivis

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Mathematician

Russian mathematician who worked mainly in the fields of differential geometry and linear algebra.

Student of Israel Moiseevich Gelfand.


Nationality

Russian


History

  • Born: January 5, 1923 in Novosibirsk, USSR
  • 1940: Entered the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of Moscow State University
  • 1942 to 1945: Served in the Soviet Army: participated in liberation of Prague and capture of Berlin
  • 1945: Resumed studies at Moscow State University
  • 1948: expelled for ideological reasons
  • 1956 to 1960: Taught at the Tula Mechanical Institute
  • 1958: Defended Ph. D. thesis summarizing results of undergraduate work
  • 1960 to 1994: Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys
  • 1964: Defended a second (Doctor of Science) dissertation
  • 1965: Became a full professor


Publications