- Independent University of Moscow: vice-president for research,
- Institut de Mathematiques de Luminy (UMR 6206 du CNRS),
- Institute for the Information Transmission Problems: leading research fellow,

Algebraic geometry, number theory, and their applications to codes and sphere packings

1954 Born in Moscow

1971 Graduated from a mathematics oriented highschool in Moscow

1971 2nd prize at the International Mathematical Olympiade

1976 Master of sciences summa cum laude in Mathematics, Moscow State University (Lomonosov)

1983 Ph.D. in mathematics, Steklov Mathematics Institute, Leningrad branch

1984 IEEE Information theory prize

1988 Senior Recherch Fellow, Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Russian Academy of Sciences

1991 Doctorat d'Etat in mathematics and physics, National Attestation Committee and the Institute for Problems of Information Transmission

1992 Leading Recherch Fellow, Institute for Problems of Information Transmission

1999 Vice-president for research, Independent University of Moscow

2001 Editor-in-chief of the "Moscow Mathematical Journal"

2001 Directeur de Recherches at CNRS, Institut de Math´matiques de Luminy, Marseille

2002-2005 Member of the board of the Societe Mathematique de France

2005 Director of Poncelet Russian-French laboratory (LIFR-MI2P) of CNRS and the Independent University of Moscow

2006 Director of the Poncelet laboratory (UMI 2615) of CNRS and the Independent University of Moscow

Algebraic Geometry Codes: Basic Notions. - American Mathematical Society, 2007, 356 pp. (joint with S.Vladuts et D.Nogin).

Algebraic Geometry Codes: Basic Notions. Independent University of Moscow, 2003, 503 pp. (In Russian, with S.Vladuts et D.Nogin; English edition in preparation).

Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory: Rational and Elliptic Curves. Moscow Center for Continuous Mathematical Education, 2001, 48 pages. (In Russian, with V.Ostrik)

Moscow Mathematical Journal, vol.1-7 (editor-in-chief)

Finite Fields and Their Applications, vol.1-12 (member of the editorial board)

Jean-Pierre Serre. Collected papers. (Russian edition.) Volume 1-3. Independent University of Moscow

Jean-Pierre Serre. Collected papers. (Russian edition.) Volume 1-3. Independent University of Moscow, 2002

Globus. Mathematics seminar of the Independent University of Moscow, vol. 1--3. Independent University of Moscow

Asymptotic behaviour of the Euler-Kronecker constant. Algebra and Number Theory (special volume dedicated to Vladimir Drinfeld on the occasion of his 50th Birthday), Birkhauser, Progress Math., vol.850, 2006, pp.453-458

Schubert varieties, linear codes and enumerative combinatorics. Finite Fields Appl. 11, no. 4, 684--699, 2005 (with S.R.Ghorpade)

Infinite Global Fields and the Generalized Brauer-Siegel Theorem. Moscow Math. J., 2002, vol.2, pp.329-402 (with S. Vladuts)

Random Lattices and Random Sphere Packings: Typical properties. — Moscow Math. J., 2001, vol.1, pp.73-89 (with S. Shlosman)

Asymptotically Good Quantum Codes. — Physical Reviews A, 2001, vol.63, 032311, pp.1-5. (with A.Ashikhmin et S.Litsyn)

L'Université indépendante de Moscou. — Gazette des Mathéematiciens, n.95, janvier 2003, pp.69-78 (with A.Sossinsky)

Optimistic Tragedy: notes on research and education in Russia - Annalles de la Patrie, numéro 2, 2002, pp.111-124 (in Russian)